These fresh green beans with bacon are a really delicious low carb side dish.
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The often-repeated phrase “Everything tastes better with bacon” is repeated for a reason. It is TRUE! This side dish totally proves that point. Not as if you needed convincing, I’m sure.
This recipe is really quite quick to prepare and cook. Trim the green beans and cook them in boiling water for about four minutes – they should just start to get soft. Drain the beans and rinse in cold water to stop them cooking – they should be a nice bright green!
At this point I usually pause to catch up with the other items that I’m cooking. Then I can continue with the recipe just before everything else is ready.
In a large frying pan, melt some butter. Add the beans and some chopped cooked bacon. When everything is warmed through, add some shredded Parmesan and some black pepper. There is usually no salt required thanks to the bacon and cheese!
Transfer to a serving dish and impress your guests!