Easy Southern Style Green Beans


4 slices bacon diced
1 medium onion finely chopped
2 cloves garlic minced
2 lbs fresh green beans trimmed
2 1/2 – 3-1/2 cups chicken broth
1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
2 tablespoons butter


In large saucepan over medium heat cook bacon until almost completely brown. Add onion and cook for additional 5 minutes. Turn heat to low and add garlic; cook for 30 seconds. Remove bacon/onion mixture to a bowl. Do not wash saucepan.
Add green beans and enough chicken broth to just cover the green beans. Add Cajun seasoning.
Bring to a low boil. Cover and reduce to simmer. Simmer for 1 1/2 -2 hours. Drain chicken broth, return bacon/onion mixture and heat for 1-2 minutes. Add butter, stir and serve.

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