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Hot German Green Beans

User Rating 5 Star Rating (3 Reviews)


Seasonings in this recipe resemble hot German potato salad.


  • 1 pound fresh green or wax beans, about 2 cups frozen or canned
  • 4 to 6 slices bacon
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste


Cook fresh beans in a little salted water until tender; cook frozen beans according to package instructions. Drain beans; reserve about 3/4 cup of the cooking or can liquid. Cut up bacon and sauté with onion until bacon is cooked and onion has lightly browned. Add bean liquid and cook until liquid has reduced to 1/4 cup. Add next 4 ingredients and the cooked beans. Heat through and season with salt and pepper to taste. Serves 4.

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 5 out of 5
Kids Favorite, Member chryscenthia

My son requests this dish several times a month! As he loves raw beans, it is really saying something that he requests these yummy, German beans. Easy to make with ingredients on hand and turn any meal into a German FEAST!

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