Speck, technically called Schinkenspeck, is a dry aged prosciutto product. Bacon or ham can be substituted if your grocer does not carry this Austrian favorite. Enjoy Green Beans with Speck with chicken, fish, or pork
1 lb of green beans
2 ounces schinkenspeck, minced
1. Simmer green beans in a large pot of salted water until just cooked. Drain and set aside.
2. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add speck and cook until the fat renders (much like bacon).
3. Add green beans and toss with speck. Serve hot.