My whole family loves this green bean dish! We have it every holiday!
10 ingredients or Less, Gluten Free, Paleo, Recipes, Side Dish, Uncategorized, Whole 30 compliant

Bacon and Buttered Green Beans

If you’re looking for a delicious side dish, well, you have come to the right place!  This combination of bacon and buttered green beans is to die for!  You will not have any leftovers, guaranteed.
My whole family loves this green bean dish! We have it every holiday!


I hated green beans growing up. I lie, I still hate green beans.  But if you cook them in bacon grease and butter…OMG.  This is amazing paired with some fish or any other lean meat.  Let’s be honest, these green beans are not low fat, but they are still Paleo, Whole 30 compliant, and full of flavor!
My whole family loves this green bean dish! We have it every holiday!

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Bacon and Buttered Green Beans


  • 2lbs raw green beans
  • 1 16oz pkg of bacon (sugar free for Whole 30 compliant)
  • 5.5 oz green onions
  • 2 Tbsp butter or ghee
  • 2 Tbsp of bacon grease
  • Sea Salt
  • Pepper


  1. 1. Brown and crisp bacon in a large skillet. Remove bacon from pot and reserve for later. Leave about 2 Tbsp of bacon grease in skillet.
  2. 2. Add raw green beans, butter, salt, and pepper. Cook until almost done.
  3. 3. Add cut green onions and cook until the green beans and onions are soft.
  4. 4. Add bacon back in and serve immediately!
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