Green Beans with Turkey Bacon. A delicious side dish, little garlic, little onion, and is insanely satisfying. Learn how to blanch the green beans and maintain a good crunch. www.munatycooking.com | @munatycooking

Green Beans with Turkey Bacon

Green beans with turkey bacon – I feel that people who are not fond of vegetables are so because they couldn’t find a recipe that present vegetables in a tempting way, or make it tastes good. Therefore, I try my best to change that in my house, since yours truly is one of those people!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 people

Ingredients

  • 2 cups trimmed and washed green beans
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/3 cup cooked and chopped turkey bacon
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper powder
  • Water to boil the green beans
  • You will need a large bowl filled with chilled water and ice. Keep this bowl on the side.

Instructions

  1. In a large pan, add water and let it come to a boil. Add the green beans and let it boil for five minutes.
  2. Remove the green beans from the boiling water and add it to the chilled water. Leave the green beans in the chilled water.
  3. In a hot pan, add the olive oil and onion. Sauté the onion until translucent. Add the garlic and stir on medium high for few seconds.
  4. Add the bacon and the green beans, lower the heat to medium. Season with salt and black pepper, stir for two minutes.
  5. Serve hot and enjoy.