Smokey Green Bean Casserole
1-1/2lb. fresh green beans, trimmed, cut into 1-inch length
3 slices chopped Bacon
1/2-c. finely chopped onions
1 8-oz package of KRAFT Shredded Triple Cheddar Cheese with a TOUCH OF PHILADELPHIA
8- Crackers, crushed (about 1/3 cup)
Cook beans in a large saucepan of boiling water; cook on medium heat 4 to 6 min. or until crisp-tender. Rinse with cold water; drain.
COOK bacon in same saucepan on medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Discard all but 2 Tbsp. drippings from skillet. Add onions to reserved drippings; cook and stir 4 min. or until tender. Stir in flour. Gradually stir in milk until well blended; cook and stir 3 min. or until thickened. Add cheese; cook and stir 3 min. or until melted.
STIR in beans and bacon; spoon into 1-1/2-qt. casserole sprayed with cooking spray. Top with cracker crumbs.
BAKE 25 min. or until heated through.
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My mother used to make this for all of the cook outs. I love it! I now make it for any dinner I attend. It's fairly simple to make and everyone loves it!