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
vinegar (or you can use red wine vinegar or 1 tablespoon lemon juice)
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