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Green Beans with a Twist

 Green Beans with a Twist
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.
4-6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 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


  • 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.