Green Beans, Potatoes & Bacon
Ingredients:4 cups water
1/2 pound green beans trimmed and cut in 1-inch pieces (about 2 cups)
4 potatoes small new, scrubbed and each cut in 8 pieces
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
5 slices bacon
1/4 cup onion chopped
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
In a medium saucepan, place water, beans, potatoes and 1 teaspoon of the salt. Over medium-high heat, bring to a boil reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes or until tender. Drain. Cover and set aside.
Meanwhile, in a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat, cook bacon and onion until bacon is crisp and onion is tender. Drain off all but 1 tablespoon of the bacon drippings. Add beans and potatoes and toss until well coated with bacon and onion. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper and serve.
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