Green Beans and Bacon

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Green Beans and Bacon

Green Beans and Bacon
Servings 8


  • 7 slices bacon
  • 4 cups fresh grean beans
  • 6 medium carrots cut into 3- to 4-inch-long strips
  • 2 tablespoons margarine or butter
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  • Cook bacon in a large skillet, uncovered, over medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes or till just crisp, turning occasionally. Remove bacon, reserving drippings; drain bacon on paper towels.

    Drain all but 2 tablespoons of the bacon drippings from the skillet. Add green beans, carrots, margarine or butter, and garlic. Stir-fry over medium-high heat about 5 minutes or till vegetables are crisp-tender.

    Crumble bacon. Stir pepper into vegetable mixture. Remove from heat. Transfer to a serving bowl. Top with crumbled bacon.

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