You can’t go wrong when adding bacon to a dish – and this dish was no exception. This simple combination of green beans, onions, and bacon is sure to delightfully accompany any and all main dishes!

6 servings


  • 2 lbs. Green Beans, cut into 1-inch pieces with ends removed

  • 8 strips Bacon, diced

  • 1/2 cup Onion, sliced

  • 3 tbsp. Butter or Olive Oil

  • Salt to taste

  • Pepper to taste


  1. Cook Bacon: Heat a large skillet or sauté pan over medium heat; add the diced bacon. Fry the bacon until crispy. Remove the bacon to paper towels to drain. Leave your desired amount of bacon drippings in the pan.
  2. Boil Green Beans: Bring a pot of salted water to a boil over high heat and then add the beans. Boil for about 8 to 12 minutes, or until the desired doneness is reached. Drain the green beans well.
  3. Add onions to skillet with bacon fat and cook for 5-10 minutes. Add green beans to the skillet along with the cooked bacon and the butter. Toss well and heat until the green beans are thoroughly coated and hot.
  4. Sprinkle the green beans with freshly ground black pepper and salt, to taste. Serve with your choice entrée and ENJOY!

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