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Green Beans with Sage and Bacon


  • 2 1/2 lb. fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 8 oz. chopped bacon
  • 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 3 Tbsp. chopped fresh sage


  • 1. Bring beans in water to cover in large pot to a boil on medium-high heat; reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, uncovered, 4 to 6 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.
  • 2. Toss bacon and 1 Tbsp. of the oil in large skillet. Sauté on medium heat 8 to 10 minutes or until bacon is crisp. Add sage and cook 1 minute. Remove from skillet; set aside.
  • 3. Heat remaining 1 Tbsp. oil in same skillet on medium-high heat. Sauté beans 4 to 5 minutes or until heated through. Add bacon mixture; toss to blend.
  • Nutritional information per serving: Calories 165; Total Fat 13g;
  • Saturated Fat 4g; Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 15mg; Sodium 196mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 8g; Dietary Fiber 3g; Total Sugars 4g; Protein 5g