Southern Style Seasoned Green Beans

Perfect for the holidays, this variation on the traditional green bean casserole is full of flavor and a colorful addition to any dinner table.

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These are the best green beans!  Something new for my table this holiday season …seasoned green beans.  But not just any seasoned green beans, I mean nothing new about seasoned green beans … nope, but these are southern style, Texas style, green beans.  Cooked in good ole bacon grease and onions, along with some garlic and peppers and …GREATNESS is made!

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Okay, not quite as healthy as I would like …bacon, bacon grease and everything, BUT it is Thanksgiving and Christmas we’re talking about here!  Gobble, gobble, and all that.  So splurge and eat up I say!

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This recipe is easy preparation, easy clean up and taste like you ordered out from Texas Road House Steak House or somewhere.  Yeeehaww  y’all!!  This one is a winner!  A favorite of ours, one I will be sharing with my favorite link up party Fiesta Friday.  Come on over and join the fun!

And until next time …

Happy Eating!

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Southern Style Seasoned Green Beans

By:  Arl’s World

Ingredients:
  • 2 cans cut green beans (14.5 oz cans)
  • 5-6 slices of bacon
  • 2 gloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large white onion chopped
  • 1 cup chicken broth, use more if needed
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet bell pepper
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  • Fry the bacon  in a skillet over medium-low heat until done, drain and set aside.
  • Add the garlic , chopped peppers and onions to bacon grease and cook for a minute or two.
  • Add the green beans and chicken broth, salt and pepper to taste. Turn the heat to low and cover the skillet with a lid.
  • Simmer for about 15 -20 minutes or until all is tender. You can add more chicken broth during the cooking process, if needed, but it is okay to let onions and peppers caramelize some.
  • Crumble bacon in green beans, stir and serve.

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3 thoughts on “Southern Style Seasoned Green Beans

  1. I agree, you can’t count calories on Thanksgiving! I bet the bacon grease makes these green beans so yummy! Thank you for bringing your delicious green beans to Fiesta Friday!

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  2. Green beans with bacon and garlic sounds like a fab combination! I am quite sure that calories don’t count as much during the holidays!? Not sure that is true but I am sure that if you love what you eat it has that happy factor that is so important. Happy FF 🙂

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