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Quick Green Beans with Bacon Recipe

Quick Green Beans with Bacon Recipe

Bits of bacon and onion dress up the green beans in this easy-to-prepare side dish. These beans lend a crisp fresh flavor to any meal. They're best when served hot. -Mari Anne Warren Milton, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 4 bacon strips, diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 8 cups fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. In a large skillet, cook bacon and onion over medium heat until bacon is crisp and onion is tender.
  • 2. Meanwhile, 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 well. Add to bacon mixture. Sprinkle with salt and pepper; toss to coat. Yield: 8 servings.