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This classic Southern bean dish features fresh pole beans flavored wtih crispy bacon.

Recipe by Southern Living February 1996

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Charles Walton; Styling: Leslie Byars Simpson

Recipe Summary

Yield:
6 to 8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cut beans into 1 1/2-inch pieces, and set aside.

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  • Cook bacon slices in a large saucepan until crisp; remove bacon, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings in saucepan. Crumble bacon, and set aside.

  • Add water and next 3 ingredients to saucepan; bring to a boil over high heat. Add beans; cover, reduce heat to medium, and cook 15 minutes or to desired degree of doneness. Sprinkle with crumbled bacon.

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