Zesty Green Beans

Zesty Green Beans


2 packages (12 ounces each) fresh green beans
Coarse salt
8 slices bacon, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons Dierbergs sugar
Freshly ground black pepper


In large saucepan, bring 4 cups water to a boil. Add green beans and salt; cook until crisp-tender, about 7 minutes. Drain well; set aside.

In same saucepan, cook bacon over medium-high heat stirring often until crisp. Remove with slotted spoon and drain well on paper towels; set aside.

Drain bacon drippings, reserving 1 tablespoon in saucepan. Add garlic to reserved bacon drippings; cook stirring often 1 minute. Stir in lemon juice, sugar, and pepper. Stir in green beans; cook stirring occasionally until heated through, about 2 to 3 minutes. Place in serving bowl; garnish with cooked bacon.

Servings: 8
Serving Size: Per Serving

Per Serving
Calories: 90
Cholesterol: 9 mg
Fat: 5 g
Sodium: 211 mg
Carbohydrates: 9 g
Protein: 4 g
Fiber: 2 g