Green Beans with Bacon

Green Beans with Bacon

The bacon and sharpness of the vinegar and mustard really make this dish. It makes a perfect side to steak and chicken.

CAL P/SERVE
118
kJ P/SERVE
494
FAT P/SERVE
9.3g
CARBS P/SERVE
3.2g
PROTEIN P/SERVE
4.1g
SUGAR P/SERVE
2.0g
SODIUM P/SERVE
310g
FAT
%
7.4%
ENERGY RDI%
5.6%

Make sure you don’t overcook the beans; you want them nice and crisp. This recipe is low sugar, low carb, low saturated fat.

Ingredients

  • 120g green beans, approx 20, top and tail removed
  • 1 slice short cut bacon, diced
  • 20g leek, sliced
  • 1 tsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp. seeded mustard
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chicken/vegetable stock or water

Method

  1. Heat a non-stick frypan with 1 tsp. olive oil and cook bacon for a couple of minutes then add remaining oil, add the leek, sauté for 2 more minutes.
  2. Now add beans sautéing for 3-4 minutes so the beans cook.  Add the stock or water at this stage to help the beans cook, liquid will evaporate, keep shaking the pan.  Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Once beans nearly cooked add the apple cider vinegar and seeded mustard, stirring then keep cooking until cooked to your liking.
  4. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Table

Servings: 2 Serving size:125g
Average Serve Average 100g
Energy 494 kJ 395 kJ
  118 Cal 94 Cal
Protein 4.1 g 3.3 g
Fat, total 9.3 g 7.4 g
- Saturated 1.9 g 1.5 g
Carbohydrate 3.2 g 2.6 g
- Sugars 2.0 g 1.6 g
Sodium 310 mg 248 mg

This recipe was developed by Sharrelle Haywood and the Food Photography is courtesy of Factory59. In order to have permission to use this recipe on your website or blog, you must include a website link to weightloss.com.au with the recipe to acknowledge our copyright.

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