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