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Green Beans with Zucchini

Yield Makes 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 medium zucchini, sliced
  • 6 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

How to Make It

  1. Cook green beans in boiling salted water to cover, in a large Dutch oven, 10 to 15 minutes or until crisp tender. Drain.

  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add onion, and sauté 5 minutes or until tender.

  3. Add sliced zucchini, and sauté 3 to 4 minutes or until tender. Stir in beans, bacon, salt, and pepper, and cook 2 to 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Serve immediately.