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Southern Green Beans Recipe - String Beans

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This video will show you how to make a pot of well-seasoned, southern, soul food green beans! Made with fresh green beans, chicken broth, garlic, onions, smoked meat, butter, Lawrys seasoning salt and black pepper!
  Fresh green beans 1 Pound, cut into pieces
  White onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely diced
  Garlic clove 1 Medium, chopped
  Smoked sausage/Smoked bacon 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped (1/2 - 1 cup as needed)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Chicken broth 2 Cup (32 tbs) (1 - 2 cups)
  Red pepper flakes 1 Teaspoon (Optional)
  Black pepper 2 Dash (Optional)
  Seasoning salt 2 Dash (Optional)

1. Wash the green beans. Snap off the ends of the greens beans and cut the green beans into pieces. Set aside.
2. Finely dice onion, garlic, and smoked sausage. Set aside.

3. In a saucepan or pot, melt butter, Add in onion, garlic, smoked sausage and stir.
4. Add the chicken broth, bring it to a boil.
5. Add red pepper flakes, if desired.
6. Add the cut fresh green beans, give it a stir, cover and simmer for 60 to 90 minutes or until tender. Be careful not to overcook. If you need more gravy, add in more of the broth as it cooks.
7. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

8. Serve warm along with some fried chicken, candied yams and cornbread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
105 Minutes
Turkey with a twist. This is easily classified as one of the most unique dishes. This video combines green beans with turkey. It provides the meat and the vegetable at one go. Serve it with bread rolls or on a bed of rice, this is a sure delight.

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