BACON GARLIC GREEN BEANS
Bacon Garlic Green Beans uses fresh green beans cooked together with smoked bacon and fresh garlic. A southern style side dish!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
- 6 bacon strips
- 1 pound fresh green beans rinsed, ends trimmed
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 6 garlic cloves minced
Cook bacon until crispy, reserve 1 tablespoon bacon grease and drain the rest. Crumble bacon.
Bring a large pot of water to boil, add green beans (water should be just above the beans) and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Cook on medium-low heat for 5 minutes, drain the beans.
Heat reserved bacon grease and butter in a large skillet on medium heat.
Add minced garlic. Cook it while stirring constantly, for about 30 seconds.
Add crumbled bacon and green beans.
Saute on medium heat for about 1 minute to combine all ingredients.
Remove from heat. Taste and add more salt, if needed.
Calories: 102kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 270mg | Potassium: 161mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 435IU | Vitamin C: 7.6mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 0.7mg