Green Beans with Bacon & Feta


January 3, 2022

Green Beans with Bacon & Feta 0 0 5 0

Take your green beans to the next level by cooking them with bacon and in garlic butter, then top with crumbled feta for a flavoursome finish!
I could gladly eat these as a meal in themselves they are so good 😊

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 1 hr 30 mins
  • 15 mins

    1 hr 30 mins

    1 hr 45 mins

  • Yields: 4 as side dish


350g green beans, washed and ends trimmed

1.5Tbsp butter

200g diced bacon

3 cloves minced garlic

40g Greek Feta, crumbled


1In a searing slow cooker (or fry pan) cook diced bacon in ½ Tbsp butter for 5-10mins until beginning to crisp

2Keep this cooking butter and bacon in slow cooker bowl and add remaining Tbsp butter and the garlic, mixing to melt butter and combine

3Add beans and toss through bacon and garlic butter to coat

4Cook on low for 1-2hrs (we prefer 1 hr – see below)

5Time can be adjusted to suit your preferred level of crispness for beans - 1hr will be slightly crisp & green beans – 2hrs will be soft and a darker colour beans

6Add beans and bacon pieces to serving plates and top with crumbled feta to serve.

7This recipe could also be doubled for an easy side to your next BBQ gathering etc 🙂

Submitted by Paulene Christie


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