Boiled String Beans Recipe

Ingredients for Boiled String Beans Recipe

  • 1 lb. string beans
  • 1 oz. fat salt pork
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. Wash, remove the strings from the beans, then snap or cut with a knife into half inch pieces.
  2. If wilted let them stand in cold water an hour before cooking.
  3. Cook in boiling water with the salt pork, uncovered, from one to two hours.
  4. Add salt the last half hour of cooking.
  5. When done the water should be nearly cooked away.
  6. Butter may be substituted for the salt pork.
Boiled String Beans Recipe