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Flavorful Green Beans Recipe

Flavorful Green Beans Recipe

Green beans are a quick-cooking vegetable to begin with but using the microwave moves things along even faster. I rely on canned green beans when time is really tight and I sometimes add extra bacon to give the dish even more flavor.—Ernestine Beoughter, Lawrenceville, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen cut green beans
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon real bacon bits
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried minced onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. In a 1-qt. -safe bowl, combine all ingredients. cover and cook on high for 4-5 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender, stirring once. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 44 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 334mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein.

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justmbeth User ID: 1196484 150551
Reviewed Mar. 26, 2011

"This is a great side dish for when something quick is needed. Simple but flavorful."

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