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Green Beans with Roquefort Cheese and Walnuts

Yield Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 4 thick bacon slices, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 4 ounces Roquefort cheese, crumbled
  • 1 cup walnuts, toasted
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

How to Make It

  1. Place green beans in boiling water to cover in a large saucepan, and simmer 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain; rinse with cold water and drain. Set aside.

  2. Cook bacon pieces in a large skillet over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes or until crisp; remove bacon with a slotted spoon, and drain on paper towels, reserving drippings in skillet.

  3. Sauté green beans in hot drippings in skillet 2 minutes or until heated. Sprinkle with cheese, and cook, stirring constantly, 30 seconds or just until cheese begins to melt. Sprinkle evenly with walnuts, salt, pepper, and bacon; serve immediately.