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Southern Style Green Bean Recipe
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5 from 1 vote

Southern Style Green Beans Recipe

A delicious southern-style side dish of green beans, and new potatoes.
Course Side
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 568kcal
Author Jennifer West


  • fresh green beans
  • medium white onion finely chopped
  • 5 new potatoes quartered
  • 3 bacon slices cut into one inch slices
  • 1/2 stick of butter
  • 2 tsp parsley
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  • In a medium pot on medium heat, melt butter and then place the bacon pieces into the pot. Allow to cook for a couple of minutes and then add in the onion, thyme, and parsley. Allow to cook for 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add in the green beans and the quartered new potatoes and then cover with water and turn the heat up until they come to a boil. Once they start a small boil, turn the heat down to a simmer and cover. Cook for 20 minutes covered, stirring occasionally.


Calories: 568kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 1625mg | Potassium: 1709mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin C: 75.2mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 3.2mg
**Nutrition facts are based on my best estimation for this recipe. They may not be accurate depending on what brands you use or modifications you might make to the recipe. For most accurate calculations, I recommend using a nutrition calculator with the exact brands and measurements you use with the recipe.
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