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Creole Green Beans

Creole Green Beans

  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    25 m
  • Ready In

    40 m
Lauren H

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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  • Calories:
  • 249 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 19.5 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.7g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 8.8 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 51 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 652 mg
  • 26%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  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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sassyoldlady
9

sassyoldlady

10/19/2009

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, garlic powder and some red pepper flakes. I used my frozen green beans which were a little watery as opposed to store green beans so I ended up cooking them a little longer. I think the butter is unneeded in this dish with all the bacon in it. Unless you use just a couple of Tbsp and saute the onions, peppers, and garlic first, then add the beans and bacon. The bacon also could be cut in half. Had a good flavor, wasn't too spicy for us. I will probably make again. Thanks for the recipe.

naples34102
6

naples34102

5/28/2011

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 can’t imagine there’s an “asbestos tongue” around that could tolerate that kind of heat! And in our case, I omitted it altogether. I sautéed the bacon, then added red and yellow bell pepper (rather than green) for color, then the garlic. Once that was cooked and seasoned I added the cooked, French-style green beans. I used half the amount of bacon called for and it was plenty. My four star rating is assuming that the directed amount of cayenne will not be included.

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recipes need gluten

10/27/2009

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 and inventing, Thanx for the recipe

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