Sweet and Sour String Beans No. 2

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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Ingredients

  • 1 qt. wax beans
  • 1 qt. boiling water
  • 1 teaspoon <

Method

Wash, string and cut beans in pieces. Cook in boiling water until tender from 1 to 3 hours. Add salt when nearly done. Drain and reserve 1 cup of the bean water for following sauce. Heat and melt the sugar in a dry, hot frying pan, stir in the flour and mix well, then add the hot bean water, vinegar sa