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8 servings
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Meal Types:
Side Dishes
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Pepper Bacon Green Beans

Candy-like, green beans.



  1. In a hot skillet, add the chopped pepper bacon.
  2. Stir frequently, until nearly done / crisp, about 2 minutes prior to being done. Drain most of the grease off.
  3. Add the chopped red onion. Stir frequently until onions are turning clear.
  4. Then add the chopped green beans, stir in well and cover for about a minute or two, stir again, and repeat until they are "aldente" or bright green and still a bit of crunch left in them.
  5. Plate them up for a nice, tasty lunch, a great side or even for dinner!
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Oh my, this stuff is like green bean CANDY!!
09 Oct 08 by member: bullytrouble
15 May 10 by member: Susie-Q
Oh wow this was so very yummy!
20 Jan 11 by member: samanthakayee
This is a great way to make green beans full of flavor. I have been making them this way forever. I also add a little garlic and some cider vinegar. YUMMO!
10 Apr 11 by member: HealthyBabs
Tried this recipe last night and it was yummy. I may try this method with other vegetables.
15 Jun 11 by member: Munchkin09
Loved it and so did my 12 year old.
14 Nov 11 by member: Pinolera
Quick, easy and delicious.
16 Feb 12 by member: Snappykins
Had to use canned beans which made it a bit salty, therefore I just put a dosh of pepper to even it out. TOTALLY YUM!
23 Jun 12 by member: maisymousey
Loved it. Thank you.
30 Jul 12 by member: Neopoe
Tasty and simple!! I introduced this recipe to my mother, who made it for company. They all loved it! I also have made it with asparagus instead of green beans. Yum!! Thanks for the recipe.
30 May 13 by member: Indybikerchic
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Nutrition summary:

There are 88 calories in 1 serving of Pepper Bacon Green Beans.
Calorie break-down: 64% fat, 24% carbs, 12% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 58
Calories 88
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 6.46g 10%
  Saturated Fat 2.143g 11%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.755g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 2.848g  
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 122mg 5%
Potassium 166mg  
Total Carbohydrate 5.53g 2%
  Dietary Fiber 2.1g 8%
  Sugars 1.41g  
Protein 2.78g  
Vitamin A 62% Vitamin C 133%
Calcium 20% Iron 29%
of RDI*
(88 calories)
4% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (24%)
Fat (64%)
Protein (12%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories