Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Southern Style Thanksgiving Green Beans Recipes

Ingredients

  • 2 quarts water
  • 4 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed and snapped into 1 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 ham hock
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup distilled white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon black pepper

Directions

  1. Place the water in a large pot, and mix in the green beans, ham hock, onion, garlic, and vinegar. Season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, and cook 10 minutes.
  2. Reduce heat to low, and simmer 4 hours. Remove the ham hock, and slice the meat into small pieces. Return meat to the beans, and serve.