Our Southern Green Beans and Potatoes Recipe cooked in a cast iron dutch oven, screams COUNTRY! For those of us from the South, this is the picture-perfect Southern Comfort Food.
Getting an opportunity to enjoy some Homemade Green Beans and Potatoes is a pure pleasure. Just the sight of that pot of beans and potatoes puts a huge smile on any southerner’s face. Serve it alongside our popular Fried Fish recipe.
Southern Style Beans with Potatoes
Being from Corbin, Kentucky, we regularly had the pleasure of Southern Green Beans and Potatoes. Our garden was filled with both, so it was a staple on our table. Southern green beans is a slow process to prepare. They're easy to make, but the beans MUST cook for a couple of hours to allow them to become tender. Like most southern folks, we treasure the times when we get real homecooked food prepared in cast iron like granny made. I know people love their pressure cookers, but there is something so special about the old ways! When folks see you bringing this "old cast iron family dish", they know that they were worth the investment! This is a dish that can cause a flood of memories from the past. For my brother and I, that means thoughts of being in Granny’s kitchen!
In the South, we enjoyed this dish year-round. Most folks today have never experienced true Southern Green Beans and Potatoes. Relax and put on a nice easy batch of beans and potatoes this Fall or Winter… everybody deserves some good Southern pleasure. Your family and friends will appreciate what an incredible dish you have prepared, truly a unique southern classic.
After tasting our homemade southern dish, your guests will discover what true Southern Cooking they’ve missed! This dish screams “country classic”… trust me, folks will be back for seconds! This recipe will inspire beautiful memories from your past.
INGREDIENTS FOR OUR SOUTHERN BEANS AND POTATOES RECIPE
- Small Potatoes
- Green Beans
- Chicken Broth
- Minced Garlic
- Salt and Pepper
HOW TO MAKE OUR GREEN BEANS RECIPE
Slice bacon into bite sized pieces.
Cook bacon in dutch oven over medium high heat until crispy.
Add onions to the pan.
Next, add minced garlic to the pan.
Then add green beans, potatoes, and chicken broth.
Cover and cook on medium heat for 2 ½ to 3 hours, until tender.
Once you’ve experienced this southern recipe, please consider giving some of our other southern classic dishes a spin. Take a few minutes, reminisce about mom and granny's kitchen, and visit our other dinner, sides, and desert recipes!
Southern Green Beans and Potatoes
- 8 oz Bacon
- 1 small Onion diced
- 2 lb small Potatoes washed
- 2 lb Green Beans washed, trimmed and cut in 2" pieces
- 4 cup Chicken Broth
- ¾ tsp MInced Garlic
- Salt and Pepper to taste
- Slice bacon into bite sized pieces.
- Cook bacon in dutch oven over medium high heat until crispy.
- Add all remaining ingredients to pan.
- Cover and cook on medium heat for 2 ½ to 3 hours, until tender.
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