Microwave Green Beans with Bacon
I enjoy dishes that are salty and sweet, so I changed a recipe to create this version which I can make in the microwave.—Julie A. Jahnke, Green Lake, Wisconsin
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 1 package (16 ounces) frozen cut green beans
- 3 tablespoons water
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 7 teaspoons brown sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
- 6 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
- In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Cover and microwave on high for 4-1/2 minutes or until the beans are crisp-tender. Sprinkle with bacon.
Editor's NoteThis recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 113 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 495mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.
Originally published as Green Beans with Bacon in Quick Cooking May/June 2002