Bacon-Topped Green Beans

Bacon-Topped Green Beans

Dress up tender whole green beans with flavorful herbs and rich bacon for a tasty 20-minute side dish.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

5

servings

2
slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1
bag (22 oz) Green Giant Select® frozen whole green beans
2
tablespoons water
1/2
teaspoon garlic-pepper blend
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
  1. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet; drain on paper towel.
  2. Add beans and water to skillet. Cover; cook over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beans are crisp-tender and water has evaporated.
  3. Stir in garlic-pepper blend, salt, thyme and butter until beans are coated. Sprinkle with bacon.
Makes 5 servings (1/2 cup each)
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Substitution
If you have fresh green beans, you can substitute them for the frozen.
Serve-With
This tasty vegetable dish is perfect to serve with any entrée, such as chicken or pork.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 60
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 190mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 5g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.