Use mature green beans for this dish. Slow cooking allows them to absorb the bacon flavor.
Cooking Light DECEMBER 2005
Heat a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Add bacon; sauté 3 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove bacon from pan, reserving 2 teaspoons drippings in pan. Add onion; sauté 5 minutes or until tender. Add bacon, broth, water, salt, pepper, and beans; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes or until beans are very tender. Uncover; cook 5 minutes.
Drizzle beans with vinegar, and simmer for 5 minutes. Serve warm.
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