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Peppery Bacon Green Beans

Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield 4 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)

Ingredients

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

Nutrition Information

  • calories 76
  • fat 3.6 g
  • satfat 1.3 g
  • sodium 231 mg

How to Make It

  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.