Bacon Green Beans

Photo: Jason Wallis; Styling: Cindy Barr  

Family and guests alike will enjoy the smoky bacon flavor of Bacon  Green Beans. You'll enjoy the ease of this simple side—plus there are only 4 ingredients!

Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 39
  • Fat: 1.2g
  • Saturated fat: 0.5g
  • Sodium: 73mg

Ingredients

  • 2 center-cut bacon slices, chopped
  • 12 ounces haricots verts, trimmed
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Preparation

  1. Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat until done. Remove bacon from pan with a slotted spoon. Add haricots verts to drippings in pan; toss to combine. Sauté 2 minutes. Add water; cover and cook 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Sprinkle with bacon and black pepper.
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