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Green BeansGreen Beans


  • 1 lb. or more fresh green beans
  • 2-3 tbsp. butter
  • 2-3 heaping tbsp. chopper shallots (or onion)
  • 1 tbsp. (or more) crumbled bacon (can use commercial)
  • 1-2 tsp. summer savory
  • salt & pepper to taste

Steam or blanch beans 3 to 5 minutes, fry shallots in butter (do not brown), add beans and fry. Add bacon, summer savory, salt & pepper (sometimes dash of sugar helps bring out taste.)