Portuguese Green Beans

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceGale McLinn (2001)
Prep time
20 minutes
Cooking time
35 minutes
Total time
55 minutes

Ingredients

1 1⁄2 lb
green beans (fresh)
2 T
olive oil
1⁄2 lb
bacon (chopped)
1⁄2 c
ham (chopped)
2 clv
garlic (chopped)
2
onions (small, chopped)
10
stuffed green olives (sliced)
1⁄2 c
dry white wine
1⁄4 t
nutmeg
 
salt (to taste)
 
pepper (to taste)

Instructions

Place green beans in hot salted water. Bring to a boil and cook for 10 minutes, or until stiff a bit crisp. Drain and place in cold water. Sauté bacon, ham, garlic, onions and sliced olives in olive oil. Add white wine and nutmeg. Drain beans well and add to wine mixture. Simmer, covered, for 10 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste.