You are here: Home » Recipes » Green Beans with Roquefort and Walnuts Green Beans with Roquefort and Walnuts Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 4 servings A quick-and-easy side dish for special occasions. PrintEmail Ingredients 1 pound green beans, trimmed4 slices thick-cut bacon4 ounces Roquefort cheese, crumbled1 cup walnuts, toasted1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon pepper Instructions Boil the green beans in water to cover in a saucepan for 3 to 4 minutes or until tender-crisp; drain. Rinse with cold water until cooled; drain and set aside. Cook the bacon in a skillet over medium heat for 5 to 7 minutes or until cooked through and crisp. Remove the bacon to paper towels to drain, reserving the drippings in the skillet. Add the green beans to the bacon drippings and saute for 2 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with the cheese. Cook for 30 to 45 seconds or just until the cheese begins to melt, stirring constantly. Spoon into a serving bowl. Crumble the bacon. Sprinkle the green beans evenly with the bacon, walnuts, salt and pepper. Serve immediately. Recipe reprinted with permission from The Junior League of Annapolis’s A Thyme to Entertain (The Junior League of Annapolis, Inc., 2007).