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Wax Beans With Tomatoes

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Ingredients
  Wax beans/Green beans / 1 package, 9 ounce, frozen whole green beans 3⁄4 Pound
  Chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Bacon slices 2 , cut into 1 inch pieces
  Tomato 1 Medium, seeded and chopped
  Crushed dried basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
Directions

MAKING
1 If using fresh wax or green beans, remove the ends and strings.
2 In a 1 1/2-quart casserole cook fresh beans, onion, and 14 cups water, covered, on 100% power (high) for 13 to 15 minutes or till crisp-tender.
3 If using frozen beans, cook beans and onion according to the bean package microwave directions.Let beans stand, covered, while preparing tomato mixture.
4 In a 1-quart casserole,place the bacon and cover with white paper towels.Cook on high for 2 to 4 minutes or till the bacon is crisp-cooked, stirring once.Drain the bacon.
5 Stir the tomato, basil, salt, and pepper into the bacon.Drain the beans.
6 In a serving dish,place the beans and arrange the tomato mixture on the beans.Cook, covered, on high for about 30 seconds or till heated through.

SERVING
7 Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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