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Sweet and Sour Beans

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  French green beans 2 1⁄2 Pound
  Lean bacon 1⁄4 Pound
  Butter 1⁄2 Ounce
  Onions 2
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Cider vinegar 1⁄2 Pint
  Salt To Taste

Wash and string 2 1/2 lb. French green beans.
Cut as preferred or leave them whole if they are small.
Drop the beans a handful at a time into a large pan containing 6 or 7 pints of rapidly boiling salt water, 1/2 teaspoon salt for each pint of water.
Bring back to a boil and cook for 10 to 15 minutes until tender.
Drain and cool.
Remove the rinds and chop finely 1/4 lb. lean bacon.
Fry in 1/2 oz. butter.
Add 2 onions previously minced, cover and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes.
Stir in 3 tablespoons sugar and 1/2 pint cider vinegar.
Simmer for 10 minutes.
Pour over beans, mix well and chill in refrigerator overnight.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 982 Calories from Fat 149

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g25.3%

Saturated Fat 7.4 g37%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 103.8 mg34.6%

Sodium 1362.1 mg56.8%

Total Carbohydrates 154 g51.3%

Dietary Fiber 44.7 g178.6%

Sugars 73.5 g

Protein 46 g92.3%

Vitamin A 7.2% Vitamin C 33.8%

Calcium 8.4% Iron 5.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sweet And Sour Beans Recipe