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Green Bean Bundles Recipe

Green Bean Bundles

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Graham

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These bacon wrapped green bean bundles are the perfect elegant accompaniment for any meal! Excellent choice when entertaining. So simple to prepare and always strike a chord with our guests. There are never any left at the end!

      Preparation Time: 10 Minutes

      Cooking Time: 15 Minutes

A Top Choice Recipe for Entertaining

Ingredients for Green Bean Bundles

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To serve 6:
1¼ lb
thin green beans (french style)
18 thin slices
streaky bacon
1 teaspoon
garlic salt
2 tablespoons
brown sugar
1½ teaspoons
freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon
chopped parsley
¼ cup
butter

 

How to Cook Green Bean Bundles

  1. Quickly fry the bacon, but only for a minute or two on each side. Do not allow it to become crisp.
  2. Trim the ends off the green beans. Bring a pan of salted water to the boil and cook the beans for 3-4 minutes until just tender. Drain, and fill the pan with cold water to stop the cooking process. After they have cooled a little, remove the beans and pat dry with kitchen paper.
  3. Melt the butter and mix it with the garlic salt, brown sugar, and pepper. Place the beans in a shallow dish and pour the butter mixture over them. Toss well to coat.
  4. Wrap 7-8 green beans with a piece of bacon and secure with a toothpick. Trim the ends so they are nice and straight. Place the green bean bundles on a flat oven sheet coated with cooking spray or lightly greased with vegetable oil.
  5. Bake in a preheated moderately hot oven (Mk 6 - 400°F - 200°C) for about 15 minutes or until bacon is crispy. Sprinkle with a little chopped parsley and serve.


Graham GRAHAM'S HOT TIP:
600g (1¼lbs) of green beans will make about 18 bundles with 7 beans per bundle.
 
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