Green Beans with Tomatoes and Bacon

Total Time
35mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is a tasty low-fat side dish. If you want a little more flavor,(and a few more calories) add a tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil when you add the green beans.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Spray a large skillet with vegetable oil spray.
  2. Add bacon and cook over medium heat until bacon is just crisp, about 5-8 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove bacon from skillet.
  4. Set aside.
  5. Spray skillet with a little more spray.
  6. Add onion and cook over medium heat until tender, about 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Add undrained tomatoes,thyme, salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Bring to a boil.
  9. Place green beans on top of tomato mixture.
  10. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered,until beans are crisp-tender, about 15 minutes.
  11. Before serving,sprinkle beans with reserved bacon and toss gently.
  12. Serve warm.

Reviews

(2)
Most Helpful

This was just OK. I think the can stewed tomatoes was a bit overpowering for the beans.

Rita~ March 21, 2003

We love green Beans this way. I make these often. Very Southern. :)

Little Bee March 27, 2007

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