Crock Pot Green Beans Recipe

Bacon Wrapped Green Beans

Jazz up any holiday table with these oh so fun bacon wrapped green beans!They’re perfect for a Thanksgiving table or a game day spread. We’ll show youhow to whip these up (in under 30 min!) below.

Can Canned Green Beans Be Used?

Yes, canned green beans can be used and enhanced by smothering them in thisbacon and onion mixture.Green beans from a can should be drained and cooked according to thedirections on the label before mixing in bacon and green beans.

Crock Pot Green Beans Recipe

Green beans fixed with bacon and onions are a staple on menus across theMidwest. You can go to any café or restaurant serving “homestyle” dishes andfind green beans on the menu. We serve these as a holiday side dish everyThanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter. We highly recommend you add these slowcooker canned green beans to your next holiday menu.While fresh green beans are always great to use, sometimes we just don’t havethe time (nor the energy) to prep a huge pan of green beans when we arelooking to feed a crowd. Cracking open a few cans of green beans is definitelya time saver.With a few simple ingredients, your canned green beans will be flavorful. Youwon’t believe how great the house smells while these are cooking.Some of our other favorite side dishes for family gatherings include SkilletMacaroni and Cheese, Cheesy Broccoli Rice Casserole, Crock Pot Calico Beansand Old-Fashioned Pea Salad.

How can I make my canned green beans taste better?

It’s easy to enhance canned green beans with a few simple ingredients. Checkyour pantry or refrigerator for any of these ingredients to make your cannedgreen beans be the star of your meal. * Onion, dried minced onion or onion powder * Garlic, garlic powder or garlic salt * Chicken bouillon, chicken base, or Better than Bouillon * Bacon and/or bacon grease * Salt pork * Ham or ham hocks * Butter * Worcestershire sauce * Smoked sausage * Brown sugar * Chicken Broth

Green Beans With Bacon and Onion

When fresh green beans that have been cooked to crisp-tender are smothered inbacon and onion bits eating more vegetables gets easier!We often make a big batch and reheat the leftovers for a quick lunch throughthe week. Fresh green beans topped with bacon and onion reheat very well inthe microwave!For everyday meals we love serving these beans with Mozzarella Chicken, MiniCheeseburger Meatloaves or a simple slider like these Italian BMT Sliders.The green beans cook for 6 – 8 minutes in boiling water at the same time thebacon is frying and the onion is being cooked. This recipe comes together veryquickly and holds well when covered in foil in a warming drawer on in a crockpot on keep warm.The bacon and onion mixture is given even more flavor when cider vinegar isstirred in. All of these flavors complement fresh green beans so nicely!In the summer when the garden is producing well, we are always looking foreasy recipes to make with fresh tender green beans. Instant Pot Sausage,Potatoes and Green Beans are a favorite meal, but green beans with bacon makesa great side dish for Marinated Grilled Pork Chops or almost any grilled meat.

Should Green Beans Be Cut Up Before Using?

Green beans can be boiled whole or cut into bite sized sections first.Personal preference is the best way to make this decision.Shorter pieces of green beans are easier to dip a serving spoon into and get aneat spoonful out. Shorter pieces are also easier for kids to eat, as there isless cutting that they have to do on their own plate.Full green beans are longer and typically need to be cut before taking a bite.Whole green beans look more elegant in the serving dish and can be quicker toprepare.

Crock Pot Green Beans

March 3, 2018 By Megan 7 CommentsThese Crock Pot Green Beans with bacon and onions are easy to make for acrowd. A work pitch-in, family reunion or holiday dinner is not completewithout this iconic side dish.Cooking green beans in the crock pot is simple! Just mix canned green beanswith some simple ingredients and let them slowly cook. The result is a aclassic side dish everyone will love.”

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