Sweet and Sour Green Beans
2 lbs. fresh green beans, trimmed and frenched
4 slices bacon, diced
1 small onion, diced
1 T. flour
1/4 c. water
1/4 c. cider vinegar
2 T. sugar or Splenda
1/2 t. salt
Cook the beans in boiling water for about 10-15 minutes, until crisp-tender. Add to crock pot.
In a skillet, fry bacon until crisp; remove bacon and drain. Pour off all but 2 T. fat from skillet; saute onion in fat (do not brown.
Dissolve flour in water; stir into onions and cook until slightly thickened.
Stir bacon and remaining ingredients into onion mixture. Pour over green beans and mix well.
Cover and cook on high for 1 hour, then turn to low setting for 7-9 hours.
Makes 6-8 servings.