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Skillet Green Beans with Bacon

Course Side Dish
Keyword Keto, Paleo, Whole30
Servings 4
Calories 264 kcal
Author Amy Rains


  • 6 slices bacon
  • 1 lb green beans washed and trimmed
  • 2 large cloves of garlic minced
  • 1/2 large lemon juiced
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste


  1. Begin by heating a large cast iron skillet to medium heat. Once hot, add the bacon (depending on your skillet you may need a bit of oil). Cook until desired crispiness, 3-5 minutes per side. Remove the bacon and grease, reserve 1 tablespoon of grease in the skillet. Bring it back to the stovetop burner.

  2. Now add the minced garlic and cook for one minute, then toss in the green beans. Increase the heat to medium high. Continue to flip and stir using tongs. Cook for 5-7 minutes, or until the beans begin to blister.

  3. Add the lemon juice to the pan and remove from heat. Cover the pan with a lid, and let sit for 2-3 minutes or until the green beans are crisp-tender.

  4. Top the green beans with bacon and serve hot.

Nutrition Facts
Skillet Green Beans with Bacon
Amount Per Serving
Calories 264 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 36mg12%
Sodium 365mg16%
Potassium 365mg10%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 802IU16%
Vitamin C 21mg25%
Calcium 48mg5%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.