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Green Beans With Bacon

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 21 mins
Yield Makes 6 servings
Bacon makes these green beans so much better. Serve this hearty side with roast chicken.


  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

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