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Green Beans with Ham and Potatoes

Yield 12 to 16 servings
Dress up frozen green beans with flavorful diced, smoked ham and new potatoes for a hearty side dish

Ingredients

  • 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

  1. 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.