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Creole Green Beans

Lauren H

"A nice way to spice up green beans. Good, but not for the kids! Be careful of adding extra salt due to the sodium content of some of the ingredients."
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40 m servings 249 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings (3 cups)


  • Calories:
  • 249 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 19.5 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.7g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 8.8 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 51 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 555 mg
  • 22%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * 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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  1. Melt butter over medium heat in a large skillet. Stir in green beans, bacon, onion, green pepper, and garlic; cook and stir until onions are translucent, about 2 minutes. Stir in cayenne pepper, Creole seasoning, and black pepper. Cover; reduce heat to low. Simmer until vegetables are tender, about 20 minutes. Season to taste with salt.

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These were pretty good. Made to the recipe with the exception of the creole seasoning. I was ready to put it in when I found I didn't have any! So added some paprika, basil, oregano, thyme, garl...

These were really pretty darned good and a far cry from plain old cooked frozen green beans. GREAT way to doctor them up, but I can’t imagine using the amount of cayenne pepper called for. I c...

Good side dish, did not use the butter b/c bacon had plenty of fat, used cajun spice b/c that's what I had. Many variations of spices can be used with this recipe as a base, will keep subbing an...

I started with fresh green beans, so I blanched them while the bacon cooked to not quite crisp(I only used 3 strips.) I sautees the onions, garlic and pepper until the onions were translucent th...

I consider this recipe a treat because of the bacon. It is very good and is a good substitute for the typical green bean casserole at Thanksgiving. It worked well with the Turducken this year.

We love these greenbeans. They're very tasty. If you like more heat add a little more cayenne pepper. Also, you can cut the bacon down to half.

These are very delicious. I omitted the cayenne and left the salt and pepper for the table. We'll enjoy these again.

Spicy and fattening, but good! I did not add the extra pepper or cayenne pepper, I only used the creole seasoning (I made "Creole Seasoning Blend" from this site). It was plenty spicy. I also...

Fantastic!! After the first bite I said I was going to make these again. I will use less butter next time, as advised, but these were so full of taste, it was amazing. Everyone loved them!