Green Beans with Ham Bits and Potatoes


Green beans also known as string beans or pole beans are a traditional family favorite. They are very familiar side dish on the holiday table. It is also a great and tasty dish served over rice.


  • 6 cans green beans drained
  • 5 medium potatoes peeled and quartered
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1/2 tsp each salt and pepper to taste
  • Ham Bits - cut cubed ham or smoked sausage


Step 1

In a heavy quart pan, add the oil and onions. Cook until onions are translucent.

Step 2

Add ham bits and cook for another 5 minutes stirring constantly. Add green beans cover and cook on low to simmer for 30 minutes.

Step 3

Just before you are almost finished, add potatoes and cook for 20 minutes longer.

Step 4

Serve over rice with fried pork chops, smothered chicken or roasted chicken.


Loading Facebook Comments ...
Laplace, Louisiana Louisiana
all recipes by this cook »
Average Rating

(5 / 5)

5 5 1
Rate this recipe

1 person rated this recipe


about us    blog    contact us    cooking tips    heritage   
guestbook    privacy policy    recipes a-z    recipebox    register    submit a recipe!