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Best-Ever Green Beans

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Why I Love This Recipe

I love green beans and this recipe came as quite a pleasant surprise!! It was the sour cream that got my attention when I first saw this recipe. It's now one of our favorite ways to enjoy fresh green beans. Even my dad, who claims there is not such thing as a good green bean, will eat this and ask for seconds!! :O)

Ingredients You'll Need

4 c. cut green beans (1 lb.)
1/4 c. finely chopped onion
3 Tb. butter
2 Tb. flour
2 Tb. sugar
2 Tb. minced parsley
3/4 c. milk
2 Tb. vinegar
1 c. dairy sour cream
4 slices bacon, cooked and drained


Cook beans in boiling salted water 'til tender; drain.

Cook onion in butter 'til soft and transparent. Blend in four, sugar, parsley and milk. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, 'til mixture is smooth and comes to a boil. Stir in vinegar.

Add cooked beans and sour cream. Place over low heat, stirring occasionally, until of serving temperature; so not boil. Serve at once, topped with bacon.

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