Green Beans With Bacon and Red Bell Pepper

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by lazyme

From Bon Appetit, this is an easy side dish that goes very quickly. Fresh green beans are best, but this can be made with canned green beans also.

Top Review by Lucky in Bayview

Mmmm...mmm.mmm.mmm...good! I used up some cooked bacon from breakfast and sauteed it with olive oil and the red bell peppers and then added the green beans. Crazy good! Thanks for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook bacon in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat until brown and crisp.
  2. Using slotted spoon, transfer bacon to paper towel and drain.
  3. Pour off all but 2 tablespoons drippings from skillet.
  4. Add green beans and bell pepper to skillet.
  5. Toss vegetables over medium-high heat until coated with drippings, about 1 minute.
  6. Add broth.
  7. Cover and cook until vegetables are crisp-tender, about 5 minutes.
  8. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  9. Transfer to serving bowl. Sprinkle with bacon and serve.

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