Crunchy Bacon and Green Bean Salad Recipe

by Phoebe Green
Crunchy Bacon and Green Bean Salad Recipe

I’m excited to share my bacon and green Bean Salad recipe with you! You really don’t need a measuring cup for this recipe–use your senses and get crazy. My favourite part of this recipe is crunching the bacon between my hands. I’m a sucker for bacon, but it’s time to say goodbye to pork.

I’ll be enjoying my bacon and green bean salad sans bacon. I know, but I recently joined a gym and my new trainer, Katie Boyd, banned me from eating pork. Pridefully, I told her about my mass consumption of cured meats, especially parma prosciutto. So this salad recipe is what I ended up with.

Crunchy Bacon and Green Bean Salad Recipe

Crunchy Bacon and Green Bean Salad Recipe

Phoebe GreenPhoebe Green
This bacon and green bean salad is one of my favourites! It only has six ingredients, but it is packed with flavour! French string beans are loaded with fibre and vitamin A and have no saturated fat! This is a guilt-free salad packed with a punch.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 7 mins
Total Time 17 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 2 people
Calories 99 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 2 slices bacon thick-cut and baked
  • 2 ½ cups French string beans
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil extra-virgin
  • 1 dash sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil

Instructions
 

  • Crumble the bacon using your hands.
  • Set the bacon aside
  • Rinse cherry tomatoes and slice them in half, then set them aside.
  • Rinse string beans in cold water, then trim the stems.
  • Saute the string beans in a pan on low to medium heat with1 tsp of coconut oil until they begin to brown (If you prefer a softer string bean, blanch the string beans in a pot of boiling water for 5 minutes).
  • Sprinkle a pinch of sea salt over the string beans.
  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl and toss.

Nutrition

Calories: 99kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 3gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 37mgPotassium: 453mgFiber: 4gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 1313IUVitamin C: 34mgCalcium: 59mgIron: 2mg
Keyword bacon and green bean salad, bacon salad, green bean salad
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