Southern green beans and new potatoes


  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 finely sliced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 500g washed and quartered new potatoes
  • 500g beans
  • 6 rashers bacon


  • Top and tail the beans then halve them.
  • Place the potatoes in a large pan and boil them until half cooked - 10 minutes
  • Drain and add beans to them and cover with a lid.
  • Fry off the chopped onions and chopped bacon lightly.
  • When the onions are transparent add them to the pan of green beans and potatoes.
  • Place on a low heat with a lid on until the green beans are cooked but not over cooked. Add some stock if its needed to stop it sticking. Season with salt and pepper.
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