Green Beans With Bacon and Red Bell Pepper

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

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.

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.
Most Helpful

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.

Lucky in Bayview August 19, 2012

5 Stars, we really enjoyed the crisp green beans with the red bell pepper strips for accent. It made a snappy side to Braised Chicken Thighs With Button Mushrooms #283649. Thanks for posting, that's just how we like our green beans. Made for Photo Tag.

KateL August 31, 2008

Delicious! Thanks so much for posting. I tried this last night w/ canned green beans b/c of DH and we both loved it! Cooked in bacon grease makes everything 5 stars! :)

Flacucia July 25, 2008