Cut (Schnitzel) Beans
1 1/2 qts string beans cut in small pieces
2 tbsp smoked bacon, diced
1 tbsp shortening
3 large onions, sliced
4 medium-sized tomatoes, chopped
1 tsp salt
dash red pepper
1 cp hot water
1 - Fry bacon until crisp and brown, add the other ingredients and simmer for 1 hour.
2 - Add the hot water and continue cooking 2 hours longer, adding more water if necessary.