Melt 2 T. butter, margarine or bacon fat in the bottom of a large sauce pan. Saute 1/4 c. chopped onion, or 1 T. onion flakes. Add 2 cans partially drained green beans. You can also use frozen or fresh green beans but the cooking time will be longer and the flavor slightly different. Season with salt and pepper to tatse. Add 1/4 tsp. season salt.