A drizzle extra-virgin olive oil
6 slices bacon, chopped
1 teaspoon coarse black pepper
1 pound green beans, trimmed
1/4 cup cider or red wine vinegar
2 teaspoons sugar
In a skillet, heat a drizzle of oil over medium-high heat, when hot add bacon and pepper and cook the bacon until crisp, 5 minutes. Add beans to bacon and cook about 3 to 5, tossing. Season with vinegar and sugar prior to serving.