Pennsylvania Dutch Beans

  • 3 strips bacon
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 tsp. cornstarch
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1 – 16 oz. can whole green beans
  • 1 tbs. brown sugar
  • 1 tbs. Hendrickson’s


Fry bacon in skillet until crisp. Remove bacon and crumble. Drain off all but 1 tbs. drippings. Add onion and brown slightly. Stir in cornstarch, salt and dry mustard. Drain beans, reserving 1/2 cup liquid. Pour bean liquid into skillet. Cook, stirring until mixture boils. Blend in brown sugar and Hendrickson’s. Add green beans and heat thoroughly. Add diced bacon and serve.
Serves 4