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The recipe called for a green bean called fatty horse, but I used whatever is in the store that looks fresh.

  • Beans - 2.5 lbs trimmed and cut to 2" pieces
  • Bacon - 1/2lb into cut into 1" pieces
  • Onion - Yellow thinly sliced
  • Sugar - 3 tablespoons
  • Water - Quart
  • Kosher Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS

  • Cook bacon over medium heat in a large pot, until crisp - This takes about 10 minutes
  • Add onion and cook until soft, stirring often
  • Add water, sugar, salt and pepper
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, covered for 15 minutes
  • Add Beans and increase heat to bring to a boil. 
  • Reduce heat to medium-low and cook covered until very tender, about 1 hour and 15 minutes
  • Season with Salt and Pepper

Serves 6-8

Saffie Farris is the founder of BubbleLife.com. She is an entrepreneur, sales and marketing specialist, wife, mom, dog mom, cooking enthusiast and SMU grad. - Contact Saffie at  
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