German Sweet-Sour Beans

1 C minced onion


1 T flour

1 1-lb can green beans

� C vinegar

2 T sugar

1 t salt

� t pepper

2 strips bacon

Saut� onion in butter until transparent; stir in flour until smooth. Drain beans, reserving � cup bean liquid. Stir reserved bean liquid, � cup water and vinegar into onion mixture gradually. Cook, stirring, until smooth and slightly thickened. Add seasonings and beans; heat through. Fry bacon until crisp; drain and crumble. Sprinkle bacon over bean mixture.

Yield: 4 servings

Cookbook: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of American Cooking

Typed By: Susan

Contributed by: Edit

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