I have been making my green beans like this for a couple of years now. My son is grown and doesn't live at home, but last summer, he was home when I made these, and although he has never cared much for green beans, he loved them! Recently, he has been on a diet and is longing for all sorts of flavorful food he can't have, so he called me to ask how to make these. He just wanted something flavorful, and flavorful these are! Bacon, red sweet pepper, onion, garlic, and olive oil make these Green Bean Heaven!