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                       Pennsylvania Dutch Green Beans
 
 Recipe By     : http://progressivefarmer.com/countryplace/recipemenu.html
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Country Place                    Beans & Peas
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2                    bacon slices
    1      small         onion -- sliced into rings
    1      can           sliced water chestnuts -- drained (8-ounce)
    1      can           cut green beans -- undrained (14
                         -- 1/2-ounce)
    1      tablespoon    brown sugar
    2      teaspoons     cornstarch
      1/4  teaspoon      salt
      1/4  teaspoon      dry mustard
    1      tablespoon    white vinegar
 
 Cook bacon in a large skillet until crisp; remove bacon, reserving 1 tablespoon
  drippings in skillet.  Crumble bacon, and set aside.  Saute onion and water ch
 estnuts in drippings until tender.
 
 Drain beans, reserving 1/2 cup liquid.
 
 Stir together reserved liquid, brown sugar, and remaining ingredients.  Add to 
 onion mixture; bring to a boil, stirring constantly.  Stir in beans, and cook u
 ntil thoroughly heated.  Sprinkle with bacon.
 
 Notes: Trim even more fat from this recipe by using turkey bacon and a nonstick
  skillet.
 
 JOYCE BECKMAN, St.  Louis, Mo.
 
  MC formatted by Barb at Possum Kingdom using MC Buster 2.0f & SNT on 7/10/98
 
 
 
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