Rating: 4.5 stars
26 Ratings
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  • 1 star values: 1

Another family favorite vegetable side-dish that is simple and quick to make. Great for family dinners, Thanksgiving, or any occasion. You can substitute lime zest for the lemon zest, if desired.

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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place green beans in a pot and cover with water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until beans start to soften, about 10 minutes. Drain water, leaving beans in the pot.

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  • Place bacon strips on a microwave-safe plate and cook in the microwave until crisp, about 2 minutes. Cool and crumble bacon.

  • Stir butter and bacon into beans in the pot and return to medium heat; cook and stir until butter melts, 2 to 3 minutes. Add garlic; cook and stir until fragrant, 3 to 4 minutes. Top with lemon zest and stir.

Cook's Notes:

Remove the bacon for a healthier dish. However, adding the bacon is a great option that adds great flavor to the beans.

Nutrition Facts

189 calories; protein 3.4g; carbohydrates 8.5g; fat 16.7g; cholesterol 44mg; sodium 185.2mg. Full Nutrition
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