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How to Cook Canned Green Beans with Bacon

How to Cook Canned Green Beans with Bacon

Canned green beans are tasty on their own; however, when you add bacon and shallots, they reach a whole new level of awesomeness! The best part? It is delicious, inexpensive, and simple all at the same time! Keep reading to learn how to cook canned green beans with bacon.

How to Cook Canned Green Beans with Bacon

How to Cook Canned Green Beans with Bacon

The bacon and green garlic beans are an easy and tasty side dish that only involves three ingredients. Dinner is ready when you serve this side dish with a simple meat dish or gravy.

Ingredients

Instructions

  • In a large pan over medium heat, cook the bacon until crisp. Remove the bacon and set it aside.
  • Fill a microwave-safe bowl halfway with bacon fat, set aside one tablespoon, and dispose of the remainder.
  • Return one tablespoon of bacon grease to the skillet and heat over medium-low heat. When the pan is heated, add the garlic and cook.
  • Keep stirring for approximately 30 seconds or until it becomes aromatic.
  • Put the drained green beans and half of the cooked bacon in the pan; cook until heated through, keep stirring until all the beans are coated in the goodness of garlic and bacon.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste, and your epic dish is ready to serve! Put the green beans into the serving dish and top with the remaining bacon.

How to Cook Canned Green Beans with Bacon

Ingredients
  

  • 4 slices of diced and chopped bacon
  • 2-3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2, 14- ounce cans of cut green beans drained
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Instructions
 

  • In a large pan over medium heat, cook the bacon until crisp. Remove the bacon and set it aside.
  • Fill a microwave-safe bowl halfway with bacon fat, set aside one tablespoon, and dispose of the remainder.
  • Return one tablespoon of bacon grease to the skillet and heat over medium-low heat. When the pan is heated, add the garlic and cook.
  • Keep stirring for approximately 30 seconds or until it becomes aromatic.
  • Put the drained green beans and half of the cooked bacon in the pan; cook until heated through, keep stirring until all the beans are coated in the goodness of garlic and bacon.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste, and your epic dish is ready to serve! Put the green beans into the serving dish and top with the remaining bacon.

FAQs

How to Cook Canned Green Beans with Bacon

Is It Safe to Use Canned Beans?

Depending on the manufacturer, they are packed with nothing but green beans, water, and salt. Most canned green beans do not use any type of flavor enhancers or other additives.

Are There Different Types of Pots to Cook Canned Beans?

Depending on the amount of time you have, you can use either the crockpot method or the instant pot method.

The Crockpot Recipe – If you choose to use a crockpot, pre-heat it on high heat and follow the standard recipe directions.

Lower the heat and cover after all the ingredients are in the crockpot. Cooking green beans in the slow cooker should take around 8 hours on low.

The Instant Pot Recipe – If you want to prepare the green beans in your instant pot, follow the instructions and melt the bacon grease before adding other ingredients.

Pressure cook for 10 minutes, then let it rest for a while before releasing the pressure. Make sure you follow all safety precautions while using an instant pot.

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