Holiday Green Beans and Bacon

It's easy to dress up frozen green beans by adding colorful carrots and smoky bacon.



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Ingredients
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    7   slices 
    bacon
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    2  9  ounce package 
    frozen whole green beans, thawed
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    6   
    medium carrots, cut into 3- to 4-inch-long strips
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    2   tablespoons 
    margarine or butter
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    2   cloves 
    garlic, minced
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    1/2  teaspoon 
    pepper

Directions
1.
In a large skillet cook bacon, uncovered, over medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until just crisp, turning occasionally. Remove bacon, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings in skillet; drain bacon on paper towels.
2.
Add green beans, carrots, margarine or butter, and garlic to reserved drippings in skillet. Stir-fry over medium-high heat about 5 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
3.
Crumble bacon. Stir pepper into vegetable mixture. Remove from heat. Transfer to a serving bowl. Top with crumbled bacon. Makes 12 servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 67, Fat, total (g) 4, chol. (mg) 3, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 6, fiber (g) 2, pro. (g) 2, vit. A (RE) 566.63, vit. C (mg) 5.9, sodium (mg) 98, calcium (mg) 20.19, iron (mg) 0.72, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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