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Oct 6, 2009

Garlic Green Beans

1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 Tbsp. butter
4 Large cloves garlic, minced
1/4 Cup chopped onion
1 14-oz. can 99% fat-free chicken broth
1/2 Tsp. sugar
1 1/2 Lb. fresh green beans, cut into bite-size pieces
6 Slices bacon, cooked and crumbled

In saucepan place olive oil and butter over medium heat; add garlic and onion. Cook and stir constantly until tender, about 3 minutes.
Add chicken broth, sugar and pepper to taste. Bring to boiling; add green beans. Return to boiling, cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer 10 to 15 minutes or until beans are tender.
Meanwhile, prepare bacon. Place cooked beans in serving dish and top with crumbled bacon. Serve hot.