Fresh Green Beans Recipe

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Fresh Green Beans
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  1. Snap off end of green beans - stem side.
  2. Chop fresh garlic clove finely
  3. Rinse off green beans in colander
  4. Boil a large pot of water - add a 1/2 teaspoon of salt.
  5. Cook bacon in frying pan over medium heat until bacon is semi-browned
  6. Cut up bacon into small pieces or crumble
  7. Add Green beans to pot and boil until they are bright green - about 5-7 min.
  8. Drain Green beans.
  9. Add olive oil, chopped bacon,2 teaspoons of bacon grease from frying pan, finely chopped garlic, ground pepper, sea salt, and drained green beans to pot. Mix well
  10. Serve and enjoy!
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 213.57 Kcal (894 kJ)
Calories from fat 151.5 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.83g 26%
Cholesterol 27.72mg 9%
Sodium 1157.2mg 48%
Potassium 337.03mg 7%
Total Carbs 9.16g 3%
Sugars 3.42g 14%
Dietary Fiber 3.63g 15%
Protein 7.86g 16%
Vitamin C 13.8mg 23%
Iron 1.2mg 7%
Calcium 49.8mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 134.12 Kcal (562 kJ)
Calories from fat 95.14 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.57g 26%
Cholesterol 17.41mg 9%
Sodium 726.71mg 48%
Potassium 211.65mg 7%
Total Carbs 5.75g 3%
Sugars 2.15g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2.28g 15%
Protein 4.94g 16%
Vitamin C 8.7mg 23%
Iron 0.8mg 7%
Calcium 31.3mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 4.9
  • 6

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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