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Bacon and Bean Hotpot    HT   MC    105mins

Serves 4    Hot   Pork  Vegetables  Herbs  Stew Main course   Gluten  Wheat Free



25g/1oz Butter

2 Onions, chopped

450g/1 lb Tendersweet Bacon Joint

600ml/20fl.oz. Stock

350g/12 oz Fresh or Frozen Green Beans

450g/1 lb medium sized Potatoes, sliced

1/2 teasp Dried Mint

1/2 teasp Dried Mixed Herbs

Salt & Pepper




1. Melt the butter in a saucepan and gently fry the onions for 4-5 minutes. Cut the bacon into 2.5cm/1 inch cubes then add to the onions and brown.


2. Pour in the stock, cover and cook for 1 hour.


3. Cut the beans into short lengths and add to the pan together with the remaining ingredients. Cook for a further 30 minutes or until the potatoes are done. Serve hot.





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Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.
Boil  - To bring a liquid to boiling temperature and to maintain it throughout the cooking time

Sauté  - The cooking of food in a small amount of fat, preferably in a single layer, until it browns and softens. It is important not to overfill the pan.


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