July 17, 2009

Sweet Citrus Bacon Wrapped Green Beans

 




Really an easy recipe and makes a wonderful side dish that comes out tasting great looking good too.



Sweet Citrus Bacon Wrapped Green Beans 
8 servings 

2 pounds fresh green beans
8 slices of bacon or prosciutto
1/2 cup butter, melted
2 tablespoons orange juice concentrate
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon garlic salt

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9x13 inch baking dish. Wash beans; trim ends and remove strings. Bring water to a boil; add green beans and cook, uncovered, 4 to 5 minutes or just under crisp-tender. Drain beans and plunge them into cold water, then drain again. Divide green beans into 8 bundles. Wrap green beans with bacon and place in prepared dish. Combine butter with orange concentrate and brown sugar. Pour over green bean bundles and sprinkle with garlic salt. Cover with foil and bake for 45 minutes.

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