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Pennsylvania Dutch Green Beans

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"These beans are very tasty and go very well at a family get-together."

Ingredients

3 strips bacon
1 small onion, sliced
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 can (16 ounces) green beans, drained reserving 1/2 cup liquid
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 tablespoon vinegar
1 hard-cooked egg, sliced

Instructions

Fry bacon in skillet until crisp. Remove bacon, crumble and set aside. Drain off all fat except 1 tablespoon. Add onion and brown slightly. Stir in mustard, cornstarch and salt. Add reserved liquid from beans. Stir until mixture boils.

Blend in brown sugar and vinegar. Add beans and bacon; stir and heat thoroughly. Turn into serving dish. If desired, garnish with egg slices and some crumbled bacon.

Kathryn Halferty
East Moline



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