Southern Green Beans

Southern Green Beans

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour, 45 minutes

Total Time: 2 hours, 15 minutes

Category: sides, vegetables

Yield: 8

Serving Size: 8

Southern Green Beans

This is a 1930s recipe provided exactly as written. This recipe comes from a 1930s Westinghouse Oven Manual that was passed down from generation to generation.


  • 2 pounds green beans, washed and cut
  • 5 slices chopped uncooked bacon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 cup water


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  2. Wash and cut green beans
  3. Place prepared beans in 3-4 quart casserole dish
  4. Add bacon
  5. Add seasonings
  6. Add water
  7. Cover with lid or foil
  8. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour and 45 minutes
  9. Remove from oven and serve

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