Old-fashioned Country Beans

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This recipe is marked as a Heritage Recipe in the 1991 book, The Black Family Reunion Cookbook, Recipes and Food Memories.

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  • add   1 teaspoon sugar
  • add   2 onions
  • add   2 teaspoons salt
  • add   1/2 lb bacon
  • add   2 lbs green beans
  • add   1 lb new potatoes
  • add   1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. Place bacon in large saucepan and cover with water; boil 20 minutes.
  2. Add green beans, onions, salt, sugar and cayenne; boil 15 minutes.
  3. Add potatoes; boil until potatoes are tender.