Photo: Laurie Black; Styling: Chelsea Fuss
Prep Time
11 Mins
Cook Time
23 Mins
Yield
Makes 8 to 10 servings

Trade in green bean casserole for Jeweled Green Beans—a gorgeous platter of color, featuring red and yellow bell peppers, red onion, and crispy bacon.

How to Make It

Step 1

Cook green beans in boiling salted water to cover in an 8-quart soup pot 8 minutes or until tender. Drain, and set aside.

Step 2

Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp; remove bacon from skillet with a slotted spoon, reserving 3 tablespoons drippings in pan, and drain bacon on paper towels. Set aside.

Step 3

Sauté bell peppers and onion in hot bacon drippings 3 to 5 minutes or until tender. Whisk in vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves.

Step 4

Toss reserved green beans with bell pepper mixture, and transfer to a serving dish. Sprinkle with reserved bacon.

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