INGREDIENTS

Servings
  •   Dipping Sauce
  • 18 fl oz barbecue sauce
  • 16 fl oz peppercorn ranch dressing
  • 4 oz. bacon, crisply cooked, finely chopped
  •   Beans
  • 12 oz. RITZ Crushed Crackers, finely crushed
  • 8 oz. bacon, cooked, finely chopped
  • 1 oz. ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 2 Tbsp. garlic powder
  • 4 lb. fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 16 fl oz eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 lb. flour

DIRECTIONS

  1. Dipping  Sauce: Combine barbecue sauce, dressing and bacon; set aside.
  2. Beans:  Mix cracker crumbs, bacon and seasonings.
  3. Toss  beans with eggs in large bowl. Remove beans from bowl, reserving eggs in bowl. Coat beans with flour, then toss with remaining eggs. Coat evenly with cracker crumb mixture.
  4. Heat  oil in deep fryer to 350ºF. Add beans, in small batches; cook 2 to 3 min. or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
  5. Serve  warm with Dipping Sauce.
  6. Note

    For best results, deep fry the green beans immediately after coating them with the breading. If allowed to stand for an extended period of time, the breading will become soggy.

NUTRITION FACTS

Nutritional facts are based on a single serving
Calories 620
Total fat 35g
Saturated fat 8g
Cholesterol 115mg
Sodium 1270mg
Carbohydrate 60g
Dietary fiber 5g
Sugars 18g
Protein 17g
Vitamin A 35%DV
Vitamin C 15%DV
Calcium 15%DV
Iron 30%DV
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