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Country Green Beans

This easy recipe for Country Green Beans will keep your family coming back for more! (Originally appeared in Foolproof Family Recipes by Gooseberry Patch.)
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Side
Servings: 4 -6 servings
Author: Marybeth Feutz


  • 1/4 cup 1/2 stick butter, sliced
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 pound green beans frozen, or fresh and trimmed
  • 2 Tablespoons minced onion or 1/4 cup fresh onion, chopped fine
  • 1/4 cup cooked ham chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • If using fresh green beans, trim ends and break into bite-sized pieces.
  • Combine all ingredients in a saucepan. Cover, and bring to a boil over medium-low heat.
  • Simmer, covered, for 15-20 minutes or until green beans are tender.