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Sautéed Green Bean with Bacon

Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
  • ¼ c water
  • 8 bacon slices, chopped
  • 4 green onions, chopped (use only the white bottoms and light green tops)
  • ½ t salt
  • ½ t pepper

 

Instructions

Place green beans and water in a large micro-safe bowl. Cover and microwave for 4-7 minutes or until tender.  Plunge green beans into an ice bath to stop the cooking process.  Drain well and set aside. Cook chopped bacon in large skillet over medium heat until crisp, removed bacon and drain on paper towels; chop when cooled. Reserve 2 T of bacon drippings and discard the rest.  Sauté green onions in hot, bacon drippings over med-high heat for 1 minutes. Stir in green beans, salt, pepper and sauté for 2-3 more minutes, then stir in chopped bacon. Serve warm!