Bacon-Topped Green Beans

Dress up tender whole green beans with flavorful herbs and rich bacon for a tasty 20-minute side dish.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 5

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
  • 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.
  • 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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