Tawnya’s Garlic Butter & Bacon Green Beans

 

I came up with these when I wanted something different to do with fresh green beans. I wanted them to have amazing flavor and this dish is a hit!

IMG_0177

Ingredients:

1 package of bacon, your choice of brand
1/2 stick of butter
1/2- 1 pound of fresh green beans
several dashes of pepper
3 cloves minced garlic

Directions:

Clean the green beans by snapping off the ends and breaking them in half of you want. While doing this cook bacon according to package directions.

Drain the pan, leaving approximately 2 Tablespoons of bacon fat in the pan. Boil water in large pot, when the water is at a rolling boil, add green beans. Cook beans in water for approximately 5-10 minutes, depending on how crisp you want the beans.

Melt the butter in the pan with the bacon fat, add minced garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Add the beans to the pan with the butter and garlic, heat beans through. Cut or tear the bacon into bite sized pieces and add to the pan with the beans. Mix well. Serve hot. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Advertisements

What you are cookin'

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s