Green Beans with Bacon & Feta

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 😊

Submitted by Paulene Christie

Green Beans with Bacon and Feta

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 😊
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Serving: 4
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 45 mins
Servings 4 as side dish

Ingredients
 

  • 350g green beans, washed and ends trimmed
  • 1.5Tbsp butter
  • 200g diced bacon
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 40g Greek Feta, crumbled

Instructions
 

  • In a searing slow cooker (or fry pan) cook diced bacon in ½ Tbsp butter for 5-10mins until beginning to crisp
  • Keep this cooking butter and bacon in slow cooker bowl and add remaining Tbsp butter and the garlic, mixing to melt butter and combine
  • Add beans and toss through bacon and garlic butter to coat
  • Cook on low for 1-2hrs (we prefer 1 hr – see below)
  • Time 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
  • Add beans and bacon pieces to serving plates and top with crumbled feta to serve.
  • This recipe could also be doubled for an easy side to your next BBQ gathering etc 🙂
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