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Sauteed Green Beans with Leeks and Bacon

Serves 4-6


  • 1 Cup –Bacon (sliced in to bits)
  • 1 Cup – Leek (sliced 1/4 inch)
  • 1 Pound -Haricot Verts (or green beans)
  • 1/4 Cup –Almonds (slivered)


  1. In a medium sauté pan, over med/high heat cook bacon until crisp (about 8-10min) stirring occasionally.
  2. Remove bacon from pan and set aside, leaving drippings in the pan.
  3. Add leeks to pan with drippings, sauté on medium heat for 5-7 min, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add green beans to leeks and sauté for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. In a separate small pan toast almonds over medium heat stirring so not to burn. Toast almonds until fragrant, about 5 minutes.
  6. Toss green beans, bacon and almonds together and serve.

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    November 19, 2009 at 8:02 pm

    Hi Jill,
    The segment on TV was awesome, I am making the green beans for our Thanksgiving. I could taste your stuffing when you were showing it, and he was taste testing..Looking forward to Saturday.

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