Smoky Bacon and Vinegar Green Beans

Serves 8


  • 4 slices (6 ounces) hickory-smoked bacon, diced (uncooked)
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 pounds green beans, trimmed and cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar

Preparation: Heat a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Add bacon, saute 3 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove bacon from pan, reserving 2 teaspoons drippings in pan. Add onion, saute 5 minutes or until tender. Add bacon, broth, water, salt, pepper and beans; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes or until beans are very tender. Uncover; cook 5 minutes.

Drizzle beans with vinegar and simmer for 5 minutes. Serve warm.


Amount Per Serving

Cals: 75 From Fat: 31

Total Fat: 2.6g

Cholesterol: 5mg

Sodium: 380mg

Total Carb: 9.6g

Dietary Fiber: 4.4g

Sugars: na

Protein: 3.1g