Italian Green Beans with Bacon

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Start to Finish: 25 mins
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Italian Green Beans with Bacon
Ingredients
4
slices bacon
3/4
pound Italian green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces (2-1/4 cups)
2
medium carrots, thinly sliced (1 cup)
1
tablespoon margarine or butter
1
clove garlic, minced
1/8
teaspoon pepper
Directions
  1. In a large skillet cook the bacon over medium heat until crisp, turning occasionally. Remove bacon, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings in skillet. Drain bacon on paper towels.
  2. Meanwhile, precook green beans in a small amount of boiling salted water for 4 minutes; drain.
  3. Add the partially cooked green beans, carrots, margarine or butter, and garlic to reserved bacon drippings in skillet. Cook and stir over medium-high heat about 5 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Crumble bacon; stir bacon and pepper into vegetable mixture. Remove from heat. Transfer to a serving bowl. Makes 4 to 5 servings.
Nutrition Facts (Italian Green Beans with Bacon)
    Per serving:
  • 166 kcal cal.,
  • 13 g fat
  • (4 g sat. fat,
  • 11 mg chol.,
  • 160 mg sodium,
  • 11 g carb.,
  • 4 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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