Green beans with bacon and onions are the perfect side dish

What goes with green beans?

These old-fashioned green beans would taste great served with almost anyentrée. Here are seven ideas to pair with slow cooker green beans.

Ingredients Needed To Make Green Beans with Bacon

* Green beans * Bacon * Onion * Cider vinegar * Salt * Pepper

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.

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.

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Southern Style Seasoned Green Beans with BaconEasy Southern green beans on the stovetop with canned green beans, seasoningsand bacon. Just toss in the pot and let it simmer several hours, so goody’all!I’m crazy about Southern style green beans and I first had them whilevacationing years ago in the South. Specifically, the ones I speak of arefound at the local hot food counters in grocery stores, or a barbecue joint.It’s usually one of the offerings along with mac and cheese and mashedpotatoes and gravy.Here in St. Louis, we order them often when picking up a fried fish or chickendinner, or if we’re out for some BBQ. I know they’re canned green beans, butthey are seasoned and cooked with bacon or ham and are just so dang good!After seeing Healthy Little Peach make these green beans often, I decided tostart making them at home myself. Especially with all the time I’m spending athome with a cupboard full of canned goods. These are so easy and good, theymight just be my new all time favorite green bean side.

Bacon-Onion Green Bean Recipe

1. Wash, trim ends and break and chop into bite sized pieces if desired. Place in a pot and cover with water and cover. Put on the stove-top on medium-high heat until the water is boiling. Boil green beans uncovered for 6 to 8 minutes until beans are crisp tender. 2. While beans are heating up, fry 8 strips of bacon in a skillet. Set on a plate lined with paper towels and drain all but 1 to 2 tablespoons of bacon drippings from skillet. Crumble bacon or use a knife to chop. Be sure not to burn bacon. 3. Add chopped onion to the skillet lined with bacon grease and saute onion until translucent or slightly see through. Stir in cider vinegar, salt and pepper. 4. When finished cooking drain beans and pour into a 9 x 13″ baking dish. Cover with bacon and onion mixture. Serve as is or stir bacon and onions into green beans.

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.”

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