6 bacon strips
1 pound fresh green beans, rinsed, ends trimmed
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon butter
6 garlic cloves, minced
Cook bacon until crispy, reserve 1 tablespoon bacon grease and drain the rest. Crumble bacon.
Bring a large pot of water to boil, add green beans (water should be just above the beans) and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Cook on medium-low heat for 5 minutes, drain the beans.
Heat reserved bacon grease and butter in a large skillet on medium heat.
Add minced garlic. Cook it while stirring constantly, for about 30 seconds.
Add crumbled bacon and green beans.
Saute on medium heat for about 1 minute to combine all ingredients.
Remove from heat. Taste and add more salt, if needed.