Green Beans and Pears with Bacon Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Green Beans and Pears with Bacon Recipe
  • READY IN 55 mins

Green Beans and Pears with Bacon

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"This recipe comes from Hamburg, Germany where it's called 'Bohnen und Birnen mit Speck.' It's a delicious variation of a traditional dish."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings

Directions

  1. Cook the bacon in a large, deep skillet over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until partially cooked but not brown, 5 to 6 minutes; drain on paper towels.
  2. Combine the drained bacon, green beans, and pears in a large saucepan; pour enough water over the mixture to cover. Bring to a boil; reduce the heat to low and simmer until cooked and tender, about 30 minutes.
  3. Remove from the pan to a serving dish with a slotted spoon, draining excess water. Season with salt and pepper to serve.
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  • PREP 20 mins
  • COOK 35 mins
  • READY IN 55 mins
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Dec 07, 2009

be very sure to follow the directions on the bacon, makes a big difference

 
Oct 03, 2012

Very tasty! I acquired a bunch of free Bosc pears and had to figure out how to incorporate them into my dinner before they went bad. I cooked up some tofu to a bacon-like consistency and flavor and skipped boiling it with the green beans and pears. I'm sure it's even tastier as properly prepared.

 

5 Ratings

Feb 18, 2013

What a delightful dish. It was the hit of my Sunday night dinner. There is not a single thing I would change.

 
Nov 21, 2012

Great alternative to boring green bean dishes.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 207 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 27.6 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Fat
  • 8 g
  • 12%
  • Fiber
  • 7.7 g
  • 31%
  • Protein
  • 9.4 g
  • 19%
  • Sodium
  • 539 mg
  • 22%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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