Peppery Bacon Green Beans

Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 76
Fat 3.6 g
Satfat 1.3 g
Sodium 231 mg

Ingredients

1 pound green beans, trimmed
2 bacon slices, chopped
2 tablespoons chopped shallots
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt

Preparation

1. Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Add beans; cook 5 minutes. Plunge beans into ice water; drain.

2. Cook chopped bacon in a skillet over medium-high heat until crisp. Remove bacon, reserving 2 teaspoons drippings in pan. Add shallots; sauté 2 minutes. Add beans; sprinkle with pepper and salt. Cook 2 minutes. Top with bacon.

Note:

Ann Taylor Pittman,

July 2011