Fry bacon, reserve bacon drippings. Drain bacon on paper towel. Into 3-quart sauce pan, put reserved bacon drippings, onions, bell peppers and garlic. Saute until golden brown. Stir in snap beans, potatoes and basil for 1 minute. Add fried bacon pieces and simmer covered for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana