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The Best Southern Green Beans

beans, bacon, onion

The Best Southern Green Beans -


1 (16 ounce) bag frozen green beans or 2 (14 ounce) cans green beans, do not drain
4 -6 slices bacon
1 large onion, sliced large chunks
1 dash red pepper flakes (optional)
salt and pepper


Put green beans in pot- if canned add juices, if frozen add water enough to see but not cover beans- cook on medium heat.
Fry bacon until cooked but not too crisp- drain on paper towel.
Cut onion in large (thick) slices and break rings apart in to beans.
Crumble or rip bacon apart add to beans.
Add spices to taste.
Let cook for a few hours on low heat.
If want to serve sooner- turn heat up and cook until water boils down.
OR can put in crockpot on low all day long and let simmer.

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