Southern-Style Green Beans

Infused with deep bacon and onion flavor, these tender beans are just like your grandmother used to make. Serve with pepper sauce for an extra kick, if desired.


8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup beans and 1 1/2 teaspoons bacon)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Nutritional Information

Calories 38
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 0.8 g
Satfat 0.4 g
Monofat 0.6 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 2.1 g
Carbohydrate 7 g
Fiber 3.4 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Iron 0.4 mg
Sodium 181 mg
Calcium 46 mg


3 center-cut bacon slices
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 pounds green beans, trimmed
Hot pepper sauce (optional)


1. Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat 6 minutes or until crisp. Remove bacon from pan, reserving 1 teaspoon drippings in pan; crumble bacon. Add onion to drippings in pan; sauté 5 minutes or until tender.

2. Combine onion, broth, salt, and green beans in a 4-quart electric slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW for 8 hours or until beans are very tender. Transfer beans from slow cooker to a serving bowl, using a slotted spoon. Sprinkle with crumbled bacon. Serve with hot pepper sauce, if desired.

Cooking Light Slow Cooker Tonight,

Oxmoor House

September 2012
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