Sweet-Sour Beans and Carrots


2 cups Sliced carrots
4 cups Frozen green beans ? a 1# bag
4 Bacon strips, diced and fried crisp
2 medium Onions, finely chopped
2 medium Tart apples, peeled and diced
1/4 cup Cider vinegar
2 Tbl. Sugar
1 tsp. Salt
Place carrots in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to boil. Cook, uncovered, for 4 minutes. Stir in beans. Return to a boil. Cook 5-6 minutes longer or until beans and carrots are tender. Drain.

In a large skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Drain bacon on paper towel. Remove 1/2 of the bacon drippings. Saut? onions in drippings until tender. Add apples, vinegar and salt. Mix well. Cover and cook until apples are tender, about 2 minutes. Stir in bean mixture, heat through. Sprinkle with bacon.

Yield: 8 servings

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