Green Beans & Bacon
Why I Love This Recipe
This is the perfect recipe for those who grow their own beans and raise their own pigs! Bacon-dressed beans will surely tempt everyone to eat their veggies.
Ingredients You'll Need
4 slices bacon
1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed and or two 9-ounce packages frozen cut or French-cut green beans
¼ cup chopped onion
1 tablespoon butter
⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper
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.
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.
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.