Down-South Style Green Beans recipe

All Recipes Side Dish Vegetables Green Beans


6 cups water
1 ham hock
2 tablespoons lard or other cooking fat
1 teaspoon seasoning salt
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
½ teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon onion powder
1 pound fresh green beans - rinsed, trimmed and snapped into bite size pieces

Nutrition Info

152.2 calories
carbohydrate: 6 g
cholesterol: 26.7 mg
fat: 11.4 g
fiber: 2.7 g
protein: 7.2 g
saturatedFat: 4.1 g
servingSize: -
sodium: 369.8 mg
sugar: 1.2 g
transFat: : -
unsaturatedFat: : -


  1. Combine the water, ham hock, and lard in a large pot over medium-high heat. Season with seasoning salt, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low, and add green beans. Simmer covered for about 2 hours.

Recipe Yield

6 servings

Recipe Note

This recipe can also be cooked in a crock pot, and simmered all day. If fresh green beans are not available, use frozen. Just good ol' Southern style green beans with FLAVA!!

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