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Herbed Green Beans

Mary Jo Tetters Walker | September 7, 2016

Transform canned green beans into a gourmet side dish with this simple, Southern staple. Canned green beans can be bland. We suggest adding bacon, mushrooms, onions, and a collection of spices to the mix to achieve some delicious additional flavor. 

Level
Beginner
Prep Time
5-8 minutes
Cook Time
20-25 minutes
Serves
2-4
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Herbed green beans cooking in cast iron skillet on stovetop

Ingredients

  • 6 slices bacon
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 2 tablespoons bacon drippings
  • 2 cans (16 oz.) green beans, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon marjoram
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Directions

  1. In skillet, fry bacon. Crumble and set aside. 
  2. Remove all but 2 tablespoons bacon drippings from skillet. Sauté mushrooms, onions, garlic, and parsley in bacon drippings. 
  3. Stir drained beans into sautéed mixture with remaining seasonings and simmer 20 minutes. 
  4. Top with crumbled bacon before serving.
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Contributed By: Mary Jo Tetters Walker
Mary Jo Walker is a friend of Lodge and a contributor to the cookbook A Skillet Full

 

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