Green Bean Salad With Bacon Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexHealthy
Main Ingredient


 Green beans2 Pound, trimmed
 Bacon slices3
 Shallots2 Tablespoon, finely chopped
 Red wine vinegar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Honey1 Tablespoon
 Dijon mustard1 Tablespoon
 Ground black pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Kosher salt1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 457 Calories from Fat 44

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.7%

Saturated Fat 0.99 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 5.2 mg

Sodium 636 mg26.5%

Total Carbohydrates 85 g28.4%

Dietary Fiber 33.2 g132.9%

Sugars 25.1 g

Protein 20 g40.9%

Vitamin A 7.3% Vitamin C 5.5%

Calcium 2.7% Iron 7.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Cook beans in boiling water 5 minutes. Drain and plunge beans into ice water, drain. Place beans in a large bowl.
2. Cook the bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pan, reserving 1 teaspoon drippings in pan. Crumble bacon, set aside. Add shallots to drippings in pan, cook 1 1/2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add vinegar,cook 30 seconds, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Drizzle mixture over beans.
3. Combine honey, mustard, pepper, and salt, stirring with a whisk. Pour over bean mixture, toss to coat. Sprinkle with crumbled bacon.