Old-Fashioned Green Beans

Old-Fashioned Green Beans

2 tablespoons bacon grease
1 pound fresh green beans, cleaned
1-1/2 cups hot beef broth
1/4 cup chopped onion
ground black pepper to taste
chopped bacon, if desired

Heat bacon grease in large saucepan on medium high heat; add beans and saute until bright green. Drain off fat.
Add the hot beef stock and onion, bring to a boil; reduce to simmer, cover. Simmer for about an hour.
Add pepper and bacon bits.