Green Beans with Pearl Onions and Bacon

Pearl onions and bacon add a lot of flavor to this easy green bean side dish that's ready in 25 minutes.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

1
lb fresh green beans, trimmed
2
cups frozen pearl onions (from 1-lb bag)
5
slices bacon, chopped
1
tablespoon stone-ground mustard
1/2
teaspoon kosher (coarse) salt
1/4
teaspoon coarse ground black pepper

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, heat 4 cups water to boiling. Add beans. Reduce heat to medium. Cover; cook 4 minutes. Add onions. Cover; cook 6 to 8 minutes longer or until beans and onions is desired tenderness.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until crisp. Remove from heat; stir in mustard, salt and pepper. Drain beans and onions; add to bacon mixture in skillet. Cook and stir until coated and hot. Serve immediately.
  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, heat 4 cups water to boiling. Add beans. Reduce heat to medium. Cover; cook 4 minutes. Add onions. Cover; cook 6 to 8 minutes longer or until beans and onions is desired tenderness.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until crisp. Remove from heat; stir in mustard, salt and pepper. Drain beans and onions; add to bacon mixture in skillet. Cook and stir until coated and hot. Serve immediately.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

To help ease last-minute preparations, have the green beans trimmed and the bacon chopped ahead of time.

Try Dijon or country Dijon mustard instead of the stone-ground variety.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
40
(
Calories from Fat
15),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
180mg
180%;
Total Carbohydrate
5g
5%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
2%;
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; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.