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quick french green beans with bacon

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Vicki Butts (lazyme)
Grapeview, WA

Such a quick side dish that can be made in minutes. Sometimes depending what I'm serving as an entree, I've added a sprinkle of crushed red pepper for a little more kick.

(3 ratings)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For quick french green beans with bacon

  • 5 slice
    bacon, diced
  • 1
    onion, sliced or diced
  • 32 oz
    french style green beans, drained (frozen or canned)
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder, or to taste (i use more)
  • 1/4 tsp
    onion powder, or to taste
  • 1 c
    water or chicken broth, optional (see note in step 2).

How To Make quick french green beans with bacon

  • 1
    Fry bacon in heavy large skillet until almost crispy. Add onions and fry until golden brown or tender.
  • 2
    Add green beans. If canned, do not drain; if frozen, add 1 cup water or chicken broth.
  • 3
    Add seasonings.
  • 4
    Cover and cook on medium heat until most of liquid cooks away.

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