Crock Pot Green Beans and Bacon: A Flavorful, Budget-Friendly Side Dish for the Whole Family

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Treat your family to a delightful, budget-friendly side dish with buttery and smoky flavors. This Slow Cooker Green Beans with Bacon recipe adds warmth and comfort to any meal, making it a perfect side dish.

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Super Tasty Slow Cooker Green Beans with Bacon
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Treat your family to a flavorful, budget-friendly side dish with our Slow Cooker Green Beans with Bacon. 🥥 🍲 🍽️
Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: Southern American
Serves: 6 serves
  • 2 lb fresh green beans, trimmed and washed
  • 8 oz bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • ¼ cup water
  • Salt and pepper to taste
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  1. In a large skillet, cook the bacon pieces over medium heat until crisp. Remove the bacon with a slotted spoon and set aside, leaving the bacon grease in the skillet.
  2. Add the onion to the skillet and cook until softened and slightly golden, about 3-4 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for another minute.
  3. Transfer the cooked onion and garlic to your slow cooker. Add the green beans, bacon, chicken broth, water, salt, and pepper. Stir well to combine.
  4. Cook on LOW for 5-6 hours or on HIGH for 2-3 hours, until the green beans are tender but still crisp.
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Serving size: 6 serves
This flavorful dish originates in Southern American cuisine, where green beans are often paired with bacon or ham to create a savory and satisfying side dish. The slow cooker method melts the flavors together, resulting in a delicious and easy-to-prepare meal that your family will enjoy.

crockpot green beans and bacon pinThis Slow-Cooker Green Beans with Bacon dish is a testament to the harmonious blend of flavors. The tender green beans, seasoned with savory bacon and aromatic onions, create a comforting and satisfying side dish your family will love.

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