Green Beans with Bacon and Red Bell Pepper

Vicki Butts (lazyme)


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.

★★★★★ 1 vote
5 Min
15 Min
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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


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