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Keto Smothered Green Beans

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"These garlic-seasoned green beans are sauteed until crisp-tender, then topped with cheese and bacon for a delicious keto side dish. Use your favorite seasoning on the beans, or try a different cheese for variety. I like to shred my own cheese as I find it melts better than the bagged variety."
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25 m servings 240
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Cook bacon in an oven-proof skillet over medium-high heat until brown and crispy, 5 to 6 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon to a paper towel-lined plate, reserving bacon grease in the skillet. Reduce heat to medium and add enough butter to equal 2 tablespoons of fat in the skillet.
  2. Add green beans to the skillet and season with salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle with garlic powder, toss to coat, and saute for 3 to 4 minutes. Add water to help steam the beans. Continue cooking until water has evaporated and beans are crisp-tender or cooked to your liking, 3 to 4 more minutes.
  3. Set an oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven's broiler.
  4. Top beans with shredded Cheddar cheese and sprinkle with cooked bacon.
  5. Place skillet under broiler until cheese has melted, about 1 minute. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 240 calories; 18.5 6 13.5 55 472 Full nutrition

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I just sautéd the string beans and fresh garlic in olive oil. When almost done to my liking, I removed them to bowl, sautéd the bacon until crispy and removed to paper towel. I then put string b...