Great Grandma’s Skillet Green Beans

Dish Description
A long-time family favorite. I’ve always brought home an empty dish when this is on the table. If you’re tired of the
mushrooms, cream sauces, canned onions, and cheese, this is for you. No oven needed here; a big plus. Using an electric skillet frees up your stove top as well. Fresh is always best, but beans of quality may be hard to find this time of year. Canned or frozen instead will make a good dish. The optional use of yellow wax beans is an eye-pleaser and provides an interesting taste variation. Bump up a like amount of green beans if yellow beans are not used.
  • 4 slices smoked bacon, or more to taste
  • 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 2 pinches ground black pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, diced
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley, divided
  • 4 (15 ounce) cans green beans, drained
  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans yellow wax beans, drained
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste