Garlic and Herbed Early Peas and French Beans
- 1 (16-ounce) bag frozen french cut beans
- 1 (16-ounce) bag frozen early harvest peas
- 4 strips bacon, chopped
- 1 cup red onions, slivered
- 1 1/4 cups half-and-half
- 1/4 cup cognac
- 1 (1.6-ounce) packet garlic herb sauce mix (recommended: Knorr)
- Salt and pepper
In a large saucepan, brown chopped bacon. Remove all but 1 tablespoon of bacon fat from the pan and add onion slivers, saute until softened. Add half-and-half and cognac to pan and whisk in garlic herb sauce mix. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat and simmer until thickened.
Drain green beans and peas. Add to pan with the sauce and stir. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
Recipe courtesy of Sandra Lee