Green Beans With Bacon

Southern Living
Bacon makes these green beans so much better. Serve this hearty side with roast chicken.
Makes 6 servings


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3 reduced-fat bacon slices
1 cup chopped sweet onion
2 (12-oz.) packages frozen green beans, thawed
1 cup low-sodium fat-free chicken broth
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
Salt and pepper to taste


Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 21 Minutes

1. Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat 6 to 8 minutes or until crisp; remove bacon, and drain on paper towels, reserving 2 tsp. drippings in skillet. Crumble bacon.

2. Sauté onion in hot drippings in skillet over medium-high heat 2 to 3 minutes or until golden. Add green beans, broth, and mustard, tossing to coat. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook 5 minutes. Uncover and cook, stirring occasionally, 3 to 5 more minutes or until liquid thickens and is reduced by half. Add salt and pepper to taste. Top with crumbled bacon. Serve immediately.

Note: Nutritional analysis does not include salt and pepper to taste.

Created date

September 2007

Nutritional Information

Calories 62
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 1 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 3.7 g
Carbohydrate 11.3 g
Fiber 3.6 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Iron 1.1 mg
Sodium 217 mg
Calcium 53 mg