Green Beans with Bacon

1 pound fresh green beans, ends snipped off and discarded, extra long beans, cut in half if you want
2-3 slices of bacon
1/4 cup chopped walnuts (optional but awesome)
Black pepper
1 Tbsp lemon juice or cider or red wine vinegar

1 boil water and toss in beans for 5 minutes or until ready to eat. Drain and set aside.
2 While the water is heating up cook the bacon. Keep a T of the fat for tossing in the beans after cooking.
3 Sauté the beans and chopped bacon with walnuts until browned, 1-2 minutes.
4. Put the beans and bacon into a large serving bowl and sprinkle with lemon juice or vinegar and serve.

Yield: Serves 4 as a side dish.

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