Italian Green Beans with Bacon
pound Italian green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces (2-1/4 cups)
medium carrots, thinly sliced (1 cup)
tablespoon margarine or butter
clove garlic, minced
- 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.
- Meanwhile, precook green beans in a small amount of boiling salted water for 4 minutes; drain.
- 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