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 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips, cooked and crumbled


  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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ckbray User ID: 5521724 264664
Reviewed Apr. 14, 2017

"This dish is very salty!!! I couldn't taste the seasoning from the ranch packet, only the salt. I will NOT be making this again."

MY REVIEW User ID: 233130 262027
Reviewed Mar. 4, 2017

"I omitted the bacon and saut?ed some diced onion along with the mushrooms. Delish!"

chellerik User ID: 6968800 41418
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2012

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

loves2cooktwinmom User ID: 6771565 96733
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."

MY REVIEW User ID: 1202636 33371
Reviewed Mar. 3, 2012

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

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