Serves 6

Prep time 5 min.

Cook time 20 min.


2 cans (14.5 oz. each) Del Monte® Vegetable & Bean Blends Country Style

6 strips bacon (about 4 oz.)

1 cup thinly sliced celery

3 Tbsp. cider vinegar

1 tsp. sugar

2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley


  1. Drain vegetables, reserving 1/4 cup liquid.

  2. Cook bacon until crisp in a large skillet over medium heat. Remove bacon and crumble; set aside. Drain all but 1/4 cup bacon drippings. 

  3. Add celery, vinegar and sugar to drippings in skillet; cook 30 seconds over medium heat. Add vegetables and reserved liquid and heat through, stirring gently. Stir in bacon and parsley. Serve warm or at room temperature.

NOTE:  Recipe may be doubled.

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