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Amish Green Bean and BaconSalad

Amish Fresh Green Bean Salad

Course Salad
Cuisine American, Amish


  • 6 slices bacon, fried and crumbled
  • 1 pound fresh green beans or 1 pint cooked green beans
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup celery, chopped fine
  • 2 to 3 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped fine
  • Pickles, chopped fine, optional


  • 1 tablespoon onion grated
  • cup vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Dash of pepper, paprika, and garlic powder


  • Fry bacon until crisp; then crumble.
  • Add green beans, small amount of water, and salt to bacon drippings.
  • Cook just until tender. Mix with celery, eggs, onion, and pickles, if using.


  • For the dressing, Heat ingredients together until boiling. Pour over green beans immediately or chill and serve over cold beans.
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