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Green Beans with Zucchini

 Green Beans with Zucchini
This tasty combination appears on my table often, especially when zucchini is so abundant. -Gladys De Boer, Castleford, Idaho
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 4 cups cut green beans (1-inch pieces)
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 small zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Place beans in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a
  • boil; cook, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender;
  • drain.
  • In a large skillet, saute onion in butter for 3 minutes or until
  • crisp tender. Add zucchini; saute for 4 minutes or until vegetables
  • are tender. Stir in the bacon, beans, salt and pepper; heat through.
  • Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 126 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 24 mg cholesterol, 242 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein.