Southern Style Thanksgiving Green Beans

Southern Style Thanksgiving Green Beans


"This is a great recipe for Thanksgiving or any holiday. It has been in my family for many years. Hope you enjoy it."


4 h 50 m servings 144 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 144 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 5.6 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 18g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 8.6 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 17 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 907 mg
  • 36%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the water in a large pot, and mix in the green beans, ham hock, onion, garlic, and vinegar. Season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, and cook 10 minutes.
  2. Reduce heat to low, and simmer 4 hours. Remove the ham hock, and slice the meat into small pieces. Return meat to the beans, and serve.
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  1. 101 Ratings


Definetely a great recipe! I would make this again next year for Thanksgiving. I put all of the ingredients in my crockpot in the morning and let it cook on low for about 7 hours and it was de...

This was great!! This was our first attempt at homemade fresh green beans. We tried to make it a from-scratch Thanksgiving this year, and everything turned out great, including these beans!! ...

Served this for Thanksgiving. Was a great hit would not change a thing. The vinegar is very important. My Brother-IN-Law took the recipe home with him.

This recipe was great! I did not have a ham hock so I substituted a half pound of bacon cut up and it tasted really yummy. Even my daughter that does not like green beens ate this one. Will d...

These green beans are exceptional.I celebrate thanksgiving twice a year since I moved to Canada (they have there's on the 10 of October). When I read this recipe I thought vinegar uh but it adds...

This was a great recipe. I made some subtle changes, though. I reduced the water, threw in a second ham hock (they came a pair to the package), eliminated the garlic, and substituted cider vineg...

I made these for Christmas dinner and I loved them. I used 4 lbs frozen italian cut greem beans and only used about 3/4 of the vinegar called for. I put all the ingredients in the slow cooker ...

Wonderful recipe! Made tonight for company, and everyone thought they were great. Will be making again!

These were absolutely the best we have ever eaten. Hubby is a cook-and he was totally impressed! Dont' change a thing-lol