6 thick slices bacon, chopped **SEE NOTE
1/2 cup onions,small dice
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
1 cup water plus if needed
1 pinch ground black pepper
Place bacon in a large skillet. Cook over medium high heat until the fat begins to render. Stir in onions and garlic and cook for 1 minute. Stir in beans and water.
Cook until the water has evaporated and the beans are tender. You can add more water if the beans are not tender once the water has evaporated, add a small amount more water and let them cook until tender. Season with pepper to taste.
NOTE: Pepper bacon is fantastic with this recipe.