Spicy Green Beans

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Spicy Green Beans Spicy Green Beans Recipe Courtesy of

Servings: 6 servings
Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 15 min
Difficulty: Easy

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4   slices bacon, cut into 1 in. pieces
1   onion, minced
2 lb fresh green beans, tipped and washed
1 cup boiling water
3 tablespoon white vinegar
3 tablespoon butter
salt and pepper
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2   lemon, juice for garnish


Cook bacon in frying pan until crisp.  Drain bacon and set aside, leaving drippings in skillet.  Add onions to drippings and saute until tender.  Add green beans to pan and saute over medium heat for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.  Add boiling water to pan and cover.  Cook for about 15 minutes, just until beans are tender.  Add vinegar, butter and salt and pepper and stir.  Add back crisp bacon before serving. Garnish with a squeeze of lemon juice.

Show: Paula's Home Cooking
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Publication: Jul/Aug 2008 issue

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