day 5 of bacon week.. bacon wrapped green bean bundles..

welcome to our last day of bacon week..!! i am ending on a delicious simple note.. these are so easy.. yet so flavorful.. i could not stop eating them.. i recently hosted a bacon themed dinner party.. and decided to share most of the recipes in one week.. i hope you enjoy some of the recipes..
for more recipes from bacon week check them out here..
day 3.. bacon, apple, blue cheese canapés and savory mushroom and bacon bread pudding

bacon wrapped green bean bundles

prep time: 10 minutes
cooking time: 10-15 minutes
servings: 4-6

1.5 lbs. fresh green beans, ends trimmed {i did not trim my ends but should have}
8 bacon strips {cut in half}
olive oil
black pepper

pre heat oven to 400 degrees (f).. place trimmed green beans in a zip lock bag.. place in microwave oven and zap for 4 minutes.. allow to cool.. once cool divide beans into 16 equal parts {about 6 beans each}.. bundle the beans together and wrap each grouping with 1/2 of a slice of bacon.. leaving the tips exposed...  drizzle the bundles with olive oil and sprinkle with pepper.  roast the bundles for 10-15 minutes, or until the green bean ends and the bacon slices are slightly crisp...

enjoy and get cook'n!!


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