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Down-Home Beans and Potatoes Recipe



Servings: 6  |  Prep Time: 10 minutes


1 lb fresh green beans

2 slices bacon, chopped

1 small onion, chopped

5 cups water

tsp pepper

1 cups cubed red potatoes


Nutrition Facts


Calories 85

Carbohydrate 16g

    Dietary Fiber 4g

    Sugar 3g

Fat 1g

Sodium 38mg


  1. Wash the beans and trim the ends. Cut the beans into 1-inch pieces.
  2. Fry the bacon until crisp; drain well and discard the drippings.
  3. Saute the onion in the same pan until tender.

  4. Add water to the onion and bring to boil. Add the bacon, beans, potatoes and pepper and return to boil. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.

Fun Facts / Cooking Tips

This low fat recipe tastes as good with 1 Tbsp olive oil substituted for the bacon. And what about the potatoes? This low fat diabetic recipe use potatoes as its main ingredients. Do you know that potatoes are not only 100% fat free, but are also rich in potassium, vitamin C, fiber and antioxidants.



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