Southern Green Beans


These Southern green beans are delicious. I just love these beans! What could be better than green beans, potatoes, and bacon in one dish?

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
40 mins


  • 6 slices bacon, chopped

  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • 1 red onion, chopped

  • 2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed and snapped

  • 8 small new potatoes, diced

  • 1 large clove garlic, minced

  • ¼ cup chicken broth

  • 1 ½ teaspoons white balsamic vinegar

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cook chopped bacon in a skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until evenly browned, 8 to 10 minutes. Drain bacon pieces on a paper towel-lined plate.

  2. Melt butter in a skillet with a lid over medium-low heat. Add onion; cook and stir until onion is translucent, about 5 minutes. Stir in cooked bacon, green beans, potatoes, garlic, and chicken broth. Bring to a boil, cover, and simmer over low heat until green beans are tender, about 10 minutes.

  3. Sprinkle with vinegar, salt, and pepper; serve.

    close up view of Southern Green Beans in a bowl with potatoes and bacon
    Kristy H

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

189 Calories
7g Fat
26g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 189
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 259mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 6g 22%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 38mg 189%
Calcium 60mg 5%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 688mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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