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Potato, Green Bean & Bacon Soup

 4 cups fresh Witten’s green beans, ends snipped and cut into small pieces
 1 lb bacon, cut into small pieces
 1 medium Witten’s onion, chopped
 4 medium sized potatoes, peeled
 1 pt heavy cream
 2 cups 2% milk
 salt & pepper to taste
1

Peel and cut potatoes, boil, drain water and slightly mash. Set aside.

2

Steam green beans until slightly tender. Set aside.

3

In your dutch oven, cook bacon pieces until slightly crispy, remove bacon with a slotted spoon, drain excess fat, but don’t wipe the bottom clean.

4

Add onion to dutch oven and saute in drippings until soft.

5

Add bacon back in, add green beans, mashed potatoes, and cover with milk and heavy cream.

6

Warm for a bit until heated through, taking care not to boil.

7

Salt & pepper to taste.