Southern Style Green Beans & Potatoes

2 pounds fresh green beans

8 slices bacon

1 onion, diced

3-4 large red potatoes, peeled

4 cups chicken broth

3 tablespoons butter

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon pepper


1. Wash and trim beans then cut into 2-inch pieces; set aside.

2. Cut bacon into 1/2-inch pieces then sauté over medium heat in a large skillet until browned. Add onion and beans then continue to sauté until onion is translucent. Remove from heat.

3. Cut potatoes into large cubes and add to a large pot or Dutch oven. Add chicken broth, butter, salt, pepper and bean mixture (with pan drippings) to the pot then bring to a boil. Once boiling, cover then reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 30-45 minutes, stirring occasionally. Let rest 10 minutes before serving.