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green bean bundles

Recipe by
Beth Pierce
Ofallon, MO

Bacon Green Bean Bundles are a super easy delicious side that can be prepped ahead of time, stored in the fridge and loaded into the oven shortly before serving. They are prefect for dinner parties as each guest gets their own neatly bundled serving of green beans!

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For green bean bundles

  • 1 lb
    french green beans
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 4 slice
    bacon uncooked
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1 tsp
    dried basil
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    fresh ground pepper

How To Make green bean bundles

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • 2
    Heat large pot of water to boiling. Add 1/4 teaspoon salt. Add green beans and cook for just 2 minutes. Drain hot water from beans and place in ice water bath to immediately stop the cooking process. Dry the beans.
  • 3
    Divide beans evenly; wrapping in the middle of each piece of bacon to create four bundles.
  • 4
    In small bowl combine olive oil, garlic powder, onion powder, basil, oregano, salt and pepper. Brush over green bean/bacon bundles.
  • 5
    Bake for 15-18 minutes. Turn oven to broil and cook for 2-3 more minutes. Stay close by as broilers are unpredictable