I pinky promise this recipe for Green Beans with Bacon is something to do a happy dance about for sure!
You may think it’s hard to get excited about greens beans.
I have made this side dish for years, always the same way, and my family asks for it over and over again.
I have served it for family dinners, but also made it in a larger quantity for parties.
After it’s done simply put in a casserole dish and warm in the oven before serving.
How to make Green Beans with Bacon
It starts by trimming a pound of trimmed green beans.
And put them in a pot of boiling water for 5 minutes.
Drain and set them aside.
Next, in a skillet over medium heat cut some bacon slices directly into the pan using kitchen scissors.
Let the bacon cook a few minutes and then drain some of the grease.
Add a diced onion to the skillet with the bacon and cook a few more minutes.
Then add the green beans along with some butter, garlic, kosher salt, pepper, and season salt.
Cook another 5 minutes or so and it’s ready to go 🙂
Always taste right before serving to check for seasoning.
Add more kosher salt, pepper, and/or season salt if needed.
I sure hope you and your family enjoy Green Beans with Bacon as much as we do 🙂
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Green Beans with Bacon
A perfect side dish with green beans and bacon, it's my kid's favorite side!
- 1 pound green beans
- 6 slices bacon
- 1 onion diced
- 1 Tbsp garlic paste or fresh minced garlic
- 2 Tbsps butter
- kosher salt, pepper, season salt
Trim the ends off of the green beans and cut them into inch size pieces.
Boil the green beans in a pot of salted water for 5 minutes. Drain the water and set the green beans aside.
In a skillet over medium heat, cut the bacon slices using kitchen scissors directly into the pan in bite size pieces. Cook the bacon 4-5 minutes. Drain some of the bacon grease.
Add the diced onion to the skillet with the bacon. Cook 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add the green beans, garlic, and butter. Season with kosher salt, pepper, and season salt. Cook 4-5 more minutes, stirring occasionally. Taste for seasoning and add more kosher salt, pepper, or season salt if needed.