Holiday Recipes from the Garden

 Kay Hinkle
Adams County Master Gardener

Green Beans with Pears

3 medium Bartlett pears
2 T butter
2 T sugar
1 T lemon juice
1# cooked snap beans

Pare pears, halve and core; cut each half into three lengthwise slices. In a 10-inch skillet over moderately low heat, mix and heat butter, sugar and lemon juice. Add pears; cover tightly and steam, shaking skillet a few times, for about 3 minutes. Turn pears, cover again and repeat for another 3 minutes. Mix in cooked beans and gently reheat. Serves six.

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