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Southern Style Green Beans with Bacon is a comfort food classic. Fresh green beans slow simmered with onions, chicken broth and bacon. Perfect for holidays and Sunday supper! 

Southern Style Green Beans with Bacon

Southern Style Green Beans with Bacon is a comfort food classic. Fresh green beans slow simmered with onions, chicken broth and bacon.
4.5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 35 mins
Course Side Dishes
Cuisine Southern
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 172 kcal

Ingredients
  

Ingredients:

  • 4 slices bacon cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 1/2 pound green beans trimmed
  • 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red peppers
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper

Instructions
 

  • In a large skillet cook bacon until browned.
  • Use a slotted spoon to transfer to a paper towel lined plate. Cover and keep warm or refrigerate until ready to use.
  • In the same skillet, add the onion and crushed red pepper. Cook 1 - 2 minutes. Add in green beans and toss to coat. Pour in chicken broth. Cover and turn heat to low. Simmer for 1 - 1 1/2 hours or until beans are tender. Sprinkle with bacon and cook just until bacon is warmed through.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve.

Notes

Nutrition facts are for estimation purposes only.

Nutrition

Calories: 172kcalCarbohydrates: 14.3gProtein: 11.6gFat: 8.5gSaturated Fat: 2.8gCholesterol: 21mgSodium: 931mgFiber: 6.2gSugar: 3.2g
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