Green Beans with a Twist Recipe
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Green Beans with a Twist Recipe

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Green beans get a makeover with help from fresh mushrooms, ranch salad dressing mix and crumbled bacon. For added convenience, Nicole Orr of Columbus, Ohio sometimes uses canned mushrooms when fixing this side dish.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4-6 servings


  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen French-style green beans
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 envelope ranch salad dressing mix
  • 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 0 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 0g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein


  1. In a large skillet, saute beans and mushrooms in butter. Sprinkle with dressing mix; toss to coat. Just before serving, sprinkle with bacon. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Green Beans with a Twist in Quick Cooking January/February 2002, p8

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Reviewed Nov. 13, 2012

"Made it and shared it several times! Will make it again!"

Reviewed Oct. 15, 2012

"I was looking for a side dish for dinner and found this recipe. It is simple to make and gives extra flavor to the green beans. I've made it many times."

Reviewed Mar. 3, 2012

"This is such an easy and quick side dish. Fresh mushrooms make the difference!"

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