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Garlic and Bacon Green Beans

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 pound green beans fresh, rinsed, ends trimmed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 4-6 strips bacon cooked, drained of fat, chopped


  • 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 olive oil and butter in a large skillet on medium heat. Add minced garlic and cook it, constantly stirring, for about 30 seconds. Add chopped cooked bacon (drained of fat) 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.


Original recipe: https://juliasalbum.com/garlic-and-bacon-green-beans/
Keyword Bacon, Garlic, Green Beans
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