Green Beans with Bacon and Red Bell Pepper

1
Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

From Bon Appetit, this is an easy side dish that goes very quickly. Fresh green beans are best, but this can be made with canned green beans also.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 6 slice
    bacon, coarsely chopped
  • 1 lb
    green beans, trimmed, cut in half
  • 1 large
    red bell pepper, cut lengthwise into thin strips
  • 1/2 c
    low sodium chicken broth

How to Make Green Beans with Bacon and Red Bell Pepper

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook bacon in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat until brown and crisp.
  2. Using slotted spoon, transfer bacon to paper towel and drain.
  3. Pour off all but 2 tablespoons drippings from skillet.
  4. Add green beans and bell pepper to skillet.
  5. Toss vegetables over medium-high heat until coated with drippings, about 1 minute.
  6. Add broth.
  7. Cover and cook until vegetables are crisp-tender, about 5 minutes.
  8. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  9. Transfer to serving bowl. Sprinkle with bacon and serve.

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About Green Beans with Bacon and Red Bell Pepper

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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