Micro-way-cool Bacon and Green Beans

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 16 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 11 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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6 slices microwave ready-crisp bacon

1 (16-ounce) bag frozen green beans

A drizzle extra-virgin olive oil

Salt and pepper


  1. Place bacon between paper towels and microwave 60 seconds on high. Cool bacon and chop or crumble it up.
  2. Place green beans in a bowl and drizzle with extra-virgin olive oil, salt and pepper. Cover the bowl loosely with plastic wrap and microwave green beans on high for 5 minutes, stir and cook 5 minutes more. Remove wrap and top green beans with crumbled bacon.

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