Oriental Green Beans
  • 8 slices bacon
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 (10-ounce) packages frozen French-style green beans
  • 1/2 cup sliced water chestnuts
  1. Fry bacon in a large skillet. Remove from skillet and set aside. Use bacon drippings to saute onion and ginger. Saute about 2 minutes and add salt. Saute 1 minute longer. Add soy sauce and water; bring to a boil. Add green beans and cover.
  2. While steaming the beans, reduce the heat to simmer and cook 8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cook 5 more minutes. Stir in water chestnuts and crumbled bacon.