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Dutch Green Beans

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Ingredients
  Green beans 1 Pound
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), split
  Bay leaf 1
  Onion 1 Small, chopped
  Whole cloves 2
  Vinegar 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper 1
Directions

1. Wash beans. Remove ends from beans and cut in 1-inch pieces on a slant.
2. Cook, adding garlic, bay leaf, and onion to beans before cooking.
3. Drain beans, reserving cooking liquid. Discard bay leaf and garlic.
4. Combine cooking liquid, cloves, vinegar, sugar, butter, a dash of salt and a dash of pepper in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Remove cloves.
5. Return cooked beans to saucepan and toss lightly. Serve piping hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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