Use mature green beans for this dish. Slow cooking allows them to absorb the bacon flavor.

Recipe by Cooking Light December 2005

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Yield:
8 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Add bacon; sauté 3 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove bacon from pan, reserving 2 teaspoons drippings in pan. Add onion; sauté 5 minutes or until tender. Add bacon, broth, water, salt, pepper, and beans; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes or until beans are very tender. Uncover; cook 5 minutes.

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  • Drizzle beans with vinegar, and simmer for 5 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

75 calories; calories from fat 31%; fat 2.6g; saturated fat 1g; mono fat 0.6g; poly fat 0.2g; protein 3.1g; carbohydrates 9.6g; fiber 4.4g; cholesterol 5mg; iron 0.6mg; sodium 380mg; calcium 63mg.