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Fresh Green Benz


  • 4 cups fresh trimmed green benz
  • 1/2 pound bacon fried crispy
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped toasted almonds
  • 1 vitamin C pill

Cook the green benz in salted boiling water with the vitamin C pill, 7 to 10 minutes –  depending on desired tenderness. The vitamin C pill will keep the green color. Shock the benz in ice water till cold. In skillet brown bacon till crispy then add onions. When onions are tender add the drained benz and toasted almonds to the skillet. Cook till warm or benz are desired tenderness.