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Blue Cheese Green Beans

 Blue Cheese Green Beans
Bacon, blue cheese and chopped nuts make this my mom's favorite way to enjoy green beans. I always prepare this side dish when she's coming for dinner.
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 6 bacon strips, diced
  • 1 pound fresh green beans, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • Pepper to taste

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Using a
  • slotted spoon, remove to paper towels. Drain, reserving 2
  • tablespoons drippings.
  • In the drippings, cook and stir the beans for 8-10 minutes or until
  • crisp-tender. Add the blue cheese, pecans, pepper and bacon. Cook
  • for 2 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 6 servings.