Who said you can’t do Atkins at Thanksgiving and Christmas?!?
• 2 3/4 lbs green beans, trimmed; strings removed
• 1 Tbsp butter
• 3 Tbsp heavy cream
• 3 Tbsp finely chopped mushrooms
• 2 1/2 Tbsp onion
• Salt to taste
• Garlic to taste
• 3 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
In a 4 1/2 quart saucepan, bring 2 quarts of water to a rolling boil. Add green beans. When the water returns to a boil, cook green beans for 5 minutes. Drain water from beans. Set aside.
In the same saucepan, add butter, cream, walnuts, scallions, garlic and salt. Heat to a small boil, stirring constantly. Heat until slightly thick. Return beans to pan and heat thoroughly. Top with bacon just before serving.
Makes 8 Servings. 3 net grams of carbohydrate per serving.