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Garlic Bacon Green Beans

Prep Time: 10 Min | Cook Time: 20 Min


  • 1
    1 Pound Fresh Green Beans, Ends Trimmed
  • 2
    1/2 tsp Salt
  • 3
    1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 4
    1 Tbsp Butter
  • 5
    8 Garlic Cloves, Minced
  • 6
    6 Strips of Bacon, Cooked and Chopped

Sick of the same old side of green beans? This Garlic Bacon Green Beans recipe from Bryan Head of @thebbqhead awakens your taste buds and makes you reconsider skipping the veggies!


1. Prepare charcoal grill for direct medium-high heat.

2. Fill a large pot more than halfway with water. Bring to boil.

3. Add green beans (water should cover all the beans), and salt. Cook for 5 minutes on medium heat then drain the beans.

4. Heat olive oil and butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat coals.

5. Add minced garlic, constantly stirring, for about 30 seconds.

6. Add cooked bacon and green beans. Saute on medium-high heat for about 1-2 minutes stirring to combine. Remove from heat.

7. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Optional topping: Toasted Sliced Almonds

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