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Bacon-Topped Green Beans

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 20 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 5 servings
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Dress up tender whole green beans with flavorful herbs and rich bacon for a tasty 20-minute side dish.

Ingredients

2
slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1
bag (14 oz) Green Giant Select™ frozen whole green beans
2
tablespoons water
1/2
teaspoon garlic-pepper blend
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1
tablespoon butter or margarine

Steps

  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet; drain on paper towel.
  • 2 Add beans and water to skillet. Cover; cook over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beans are crisp-tender and water has evaporated.
  • 3 Stir in garlic-pepper blend, salt, thyme and butter until beans are coated. Sprinkle with bacon.
  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet; drain on paper towel.
  • 2 Add beans and water to skillet. Cover; cook over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beans are crisp-tender and water has evaporated.
  • 3 Stir in garlic-pepper blend, salt, thyme and butter until beans are coated. Sprinkle with bacon.

Expert Tips

If you have fresh green beans, you can substitute them for the frozen.

This tasty vegetable dish is perfect to serve with any entrée, such as chicken or pork.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
60
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
190mg
190%;
Total Carbohydrate
5g
5%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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