The recipe yield is:
Place bacon in a 2-cup glass measure. Cover with paper towel. Stirring midway through cooking, microwave on high 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 minutes, or until bacon is crisp. Remove bacon and reserve. Discard all nut 1 tablespoon bacon drippings. Add garlic and microwave on high 1 minute. Add bread crumbs, seasonings, pepper and reserved bacon; mix thoroughly. Sprinkle over cooked vegetables such as green beans, Brussels sprouts or broccoli. Or top a casserole during last 3-4 minutes of microwaving with mixture. Makes 2/3 cup.