Total Time
30mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

This simple side is a classic crowd pleaser. You can cook the green beans and bacon up to days ahead; refrigerate them separately until you're ready to assemble the dish. The nutritional value of these is awesome! Cooking Light Magazine, 11/2007 edition. This recipe was among some ideas for Diabetics.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook green beans in boiling water for 5 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Drain and plunge beans into ice water; drain.
  3. Cook bacon in a Dutch oven over medium heat until crisp.
  4. Remove bacon from pan; drain on paper toweled dish, then crumble.
  5. Add shallots to drippings in pan; sauté 4 minutes or until tender.
  6. Add beans, juice, salt, and pepper to pan; toss to combine.
  7. Cook 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring often.
  8. Remove from heat.
  9. Sprinkle bacon over bean mixture; toss.