Recipe Recipe By Healthy Eating For Families

String Beans with Bacon

4 servings

Prep Time = 20 minutes

Cooking Time = 15 minutes


1 pound green beans, trimmed

2 slices uncured bacon, diced


  1. Heat 7-8 quart pot of water to boiling on high. Meanwhile, fill very large bowl with ice and water.
  2. Add beans to boiling water and cook about 6 minutes. Drain and add beans to ice water for about 10 minutes or until beans cool and stop cooking.
  3. Heat bacon in large skillet until sizzling, about 5 minutes. Add green beans and heat stirring frequently until bacon is cooked and beans are lightly browned.

Nutritional Information per Serving: 48 calories, 3 grams protein, 7 grams carbohydrate, 2 grams fat, 0 grams saturated fat, 3 milligrams cholesterol, 3 grams fiber, 60 milligrams sodium