Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Recipe Thursday - Green Beans With Bacon

Green Beans With Bacon
prep time:  10 minutes
cook time:  15 minutes
total time:  25 minutes

What You Will Need:

1 pound fresh green beans, ends snipped and thrown away.  extra long beans, cut in half cut in half
3-4 slices of bacon
black pepper
vinegar (or you can use red wine vinegar or 1 tablespoon lemon juice)

Let's Cook!

Heat a pot with salted water to a roiling boil.  Add green beans and boil for 4-5 minutes.  Drain and set aside.
While the water is heating up to boil start cooking your bacon until crispy in a large saute pan over medium-low heat.  Be sure to set bacon on a paper towel to let the excess fat drain.
Once the green beans are cooked, saute them for 2 -3 minutes in the bacon fat.  Be sure there is at 1 tablespoon of fat left in the pan.
Dice the bacon and add to the pan and saute another 1 -2 minutes.  Put the beans and bacon into large serving bowl and sprinkle generously with freshly ground pepper.  Toss with vinegar (or lemon juice or red wine vinegar)


Served with Crockpot

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1 comment:

  1. Mmm... bacon, nom-nom! Bacon makes everything taste better, doesn't it? hehe I actually like eating the beans raw but next time I might give this way a go. Thanks. xx


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