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German-Style Green Beans

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"This recipe is so easy to fix and goes well with any meat. It has a German accent, flavored with bacon and vinegar."

Ingredients

Prep time: 5 minutes.
Cook time: 10 minutes
4 slices bacon
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
2 boxes (9 ounces each) frozen cut green beans, or 2 cups drained green beans

Instructions

beans If using frozen beans, cook according to package directions and drain. Cook bacon in skillet until crisp, 6 to 8 minutes. Remove bacon to paper toweling to drain. Pour off fat, reserving 2 tablespoons in skillet. Add sugar and vinegar to skillet; heat through. Add beans, heat through. Transfer to serving bowl. Crumble bacon over top. Serves 6.

Marlene Coppens
Hampton




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