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Green Beans with Bacon and Onion

Green Beans with Bacon and Onion

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  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Hands On 30 mins
  • Total Time 30 mins

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Picky eaters in your family? Bacon-dressed beans will surely tempt them to eat their veggies.


  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed and or two 9-ounce packages frozen cut or French-cut green beans
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp, turning occasionally. Transfer bacon to paper towels to drain, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings in skillet. Crumble bacon; set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, cook green beans, covered, in lightly salted boiling water for 5 minutes; drain. Place beans in a large bowl of ice water for 5 minutes. Drain well.
  3. Add the partially cooked green beans, onion and butter to the reserved drippings in skillet. Cook and stir over medium-high heat about 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Stir in reserved bacon and pepper before serving.

Nutrition Facts

(Green Beans with Bacon and Onion)

Servings Per Recipe 6, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, Potassium (mg) 197, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (µg) 26, Niacin (mg) 1, fiber (g) 2, sat. fat (g) 3, cal. (kcal) 87, calcium (mg) 31, sodium (mg) 112, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, chol. (mg) 12, Trans fatty acid (g) 0, Fat, total (g) 6, sugar (g) 3, carb. (g) 6, vit. C (mg) 10, Monounsaturated fat (g) 2, pro. (g) 3, vit. A (IU) 583, iron (mg) 1, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1

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