Saturday, July 24, 2010

Tomato Bacon Beans

A nice variation on a veggie side dish, Tomatoes, Green Beans and Onions...lightly spiced and prepared on the grill. 

12 Oz. fresh snipped green beans
2 cups Water
1 14.5 Oz. Can Stewed Tomatoes
½ Cup Sweet Onion, diced
1-2 Tbls. Bacon pieces
1 Tbls. Herb Garlic Butter (or substitute unsalted butter and a dash of garlic powder)
1/8 Tsp. Garlic Pepper

1. Snap beans and rinse clean in a colander
2. Place in medium saucepan in water and bring to boil on high heat stirring often until beans begin to soften
3. Drain, and stir in remaining ingredients.
4. Reduce heat or raise grid, cover and cook for 8-10 minutes, stirring regularly until you reach crisp tender or your desired tenderness. Remove and serve; yields 4 servings.