Bacon-Wrapped Beans

Need a keto-friendly option for your Thanksgiving feast? These bacon-wrapped green beans are a delicious and simple side dish, even for those not following the keto diet!

Serves: 8Prep: 20 minutesCook: 25 minutesTotal: 45 minutes


Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 4 strips Kroger Brand Naturally Hardwood Smoked Bacon, cut in half

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Line rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In large pot, bring water to a boil. Cook green beans 3 minutes.
  • Remove and immediately plunge beans into ice bath to stop cooking. Transfer beans to towel-lined pan, pat dry.
  • In large bowl, toss together green beans, butter, garlic, salt and pepper.
  • Divide beans into 8 equal piles with all facing the same way. Wrap a half-slice of bacon around center of each pile of green beans. On prepared pan, arrange bundles with loose bacon end down.
  • Roast 20 to 25 minutes, until bacon is cooked and beans are tender. Tip: Bundles can be made the day before baking; store refrigerated.