Green Beans with Bacon and Garlic

Green Beans with Bacon and Garlic


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About this recipe: Sweet green beans pair perfectly with crispy, salty and smoked bacon. Great company for grilled or barbecued meats and chicken.

Michele O'Sullivan

Serves: 6 

  • 6 slices smoked bacon, chopped
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 625g fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 250ml (1 cup) water
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pinch freshly ground black pepper

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Place bacon in a large, deep frying pan. Fry over medium high heat until almost crisp. Stir in onions and garlic, cook further 1 minute.
  2. Stir in beans and add water.
  3. Let the beans cook until the water has evaporated and the beans are tender. If the beans are not tender once the water has evaporated, add a small amount more water and cook further until tender. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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I added cubed potatoes and hamburger in addition to all else as well as a bit of soy sauce. This gives it a filipino attitude. - 09 Sep 2015

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