Dress up frozen green beans with flavorful diced, smoked ham and new potatoes for a hearty side dish.
1/2 cup butter or margarine
2 1/2 cups diced smoked ham
2 large sweet onions, diced
3 (1-pound) packages frozen cut green beans, thawed
2 cups chicken broth
1 pound small new potatoes, halved
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 small red bell pepper, diced
How to Make It
Melt butter in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat; add ham, and sauté 5 minutes. Add onion, and sauté 5 minutes. Add green beans and next 4 ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook 15 to 20 minutes or until potatoes are tender, stirring in bell pepper during the last 2 to 3 minutes.