Green Beans and Pears with Bacon Recipe

Green Beans and Pears with Bacon is a delicious traditional combo from Hamburg. Learn how to make/prepare Green Beans & Pears with Bacon by following this easy recipe.
Green Beans and Pears with Bacon Recipe
Preparation Time 20 Minutes
Cooking Time 35 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 4
Calories Per Serving 207
  • ½ pound Bacon (cut into 1-inch pieces)
  • 1 pound Fresh Green Beans (trimmed and cut into 1 ½-inch pieces)
  • 3 Ripe Pears (cored and cut into quarters)
  • 1 quart Water
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)
How to make Green Beans and Pears with Bacon:
  • Keep a large, deep skillet over medium-high heat and place the bacon in it.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally, for about 5 to 6 minutes or until the pieces are partially cooked, but not brown.
  • Remove and drain on paper towels.
  • Place a large saucepan over fire and mix the drained bacon, green beans and pears together.
  • Add enough water to cover the ingredients in the pan.
  • Bring the contents to a boil and reduce the flame to low heat.
  • Simmer the contents for about 30 minutes till they are cooked and tender.
  • Remove from heat and transfer the preparation to a serving dish, draining the excess water.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve hot.