Bacon Green Beans

Sautéed Green Beans with Bacon

Course Side, Side Dish
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 99kcal


  • 4 slices bacon
  • 16 oz fresh green beans, washed and trimmed
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup French fried onions


  • Fry the slices of bacon in a sauté pan.
  • Remove the bacon to drain and crumble it when it cools. Set aside.
  • Add the green beans to the bacon skillet. Cook in the bacon grease, over medium heat, stirring often, for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add the water and sprinkle with kosher salt and black pepper. Cover the sauté pan leaving a crack for the steam to escape. Cook over low heat for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Top the green beans with bacon bits and French fried onions.


Calories: 99kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 219mg | Potassium: 188mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 520IU | Vitamin C: 9.2mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 0.8mg