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Plantation String Beans

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Plantation string beans is a very simple yet delicious beans recipe. Cooked with scallions and bacon, the beans are seasoned to taste and make a great accompnaiment to meats and roasts.
Ingredients
  Green beans 1 Pound
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Bacon slices 4
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Scallions 6
Directions

Snip off ends and slice green beans into thin slivers.
Dice bacon and fry until crisp.
Scoop out the bits of bacon, drain on paper towels, and set aside.
Chop scallions and saute in bacon fat until limp.
Add beans, stir thoroughly, and cook over a moderate heat for about 1 minute.
Add 1 tablespoon water, them in a pan with the oil, and shake until well coated.
Heat in a preheated 350° oven until the shells and inner skins can be removed easily.
Shell the chestnuts, cover with, water, and add the vinegar, celery, and onion.
Boil until tender.
Drain, discard celery and onion, and puree or mash until free of lumps.
Beat in the butter, pepper, and cream.
Add salt to taste.
A rich and delicious accompaniment to venison, game, or turkey.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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