Country Green Beans

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Oct. 14, 2009

This is a great recipe for feeding a crowd, or to take to a pot luck supper. The bacon, onion, potatoes and ham hocks add a ton of flavor and character to this dish.


Potatoes 4 Pound , quartered
Ham hocks 2
Bacon 1 Pound
Onion 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Green beans 10 Pound (Canned or fresh)



1. If using fresh green beans, wash and pinch tips.


2. In a large Dutch oven, over medium heat, sauté onion, bacon, and ham hocks for 10 minutes or until onions are translucent.

3. Add beans, toss to blend, add a small amount of water, and simmer over low heat for approximately 3 hours.

4. Add potatoes and cook an additional 120 mins or until fork tender.


5. This is a great recipe for serving a crowd.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 180 Minutes
Ready In: 180 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 11057Calories from Fat 5693

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 635 g976.9%

Saturated Fat 187 g935%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 5400 mg225%

Total Carbohydrates 837 g279%

Dietary Fiber 210 g840%

Sugars 129 g

Protein 566 g1132%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet