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At Connie Burke's home in Gaithersburg, Maryland, this colorful side takes the place of green bean casserole for special dinners. “It's quick to fix, goes with a variety of meats and tastes great,” Connie says.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 16 whole fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strip, cut in half
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons butter

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 68 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 387mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. Place beans in a small saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil; cover and cook for 5-8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until partially cooked but not crisp, about 3 minutes. Remove to paper towels to drain.
  2. Drain beans; place eight beans on each piece of bacon. Wrap bacon around beans and secure with a toothpick. Place in an ungreased shallow baking dish. Sprinkle with garlic, salt and pepper; dot with butter.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 10-15 minutes or until bacon is crisp. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Bacon Bean Bundles in Cooking for 2 Winter 2008, p23


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rmbarr059 User ID: 4046105 220634
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2015

"Very tasty. I made these as part of my husband's Valentines Day dinner and he loved them. I would maybe double the recipe next time though because it seemed like such a small amount :)"

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hlillis User ID: 1381495 102159
Reviewed Feb. 25, 2014

"Very yummy!"

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alesha_mccants@yahoo.com User ID: 5781046 83650
Reviewed Oct. 25, 2011

"We love this recipe in my home. My husband thought he didn't like green beans until he had them prepared this way."

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