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Pecan, Bacon and Blue Cheese Green Beans

Bacon, blue cheese & candied pecans are tossed together in this sweet & salty recipe for green beans! The perfect side dish to pair with pork, chicken or turkey!

Bacon Pecan Blue Cheese Green Beans

This delicious green bean recipe was the perfect side dish for my Balsamic Rosemary Pork Loin.

Even more irresistible when also paired with Twice Baked Rosemary Blue Cheese Mashed Potatoes!

Blue Cheese Pecan Crusted Green Beans

I’m pretty sure that adding bacon and blue cheese to green beans can make anyone a vegetable lover!

Blue Cheese Pecan Crusted Green Beans

These would also be a great side dish to serve with Coffee Crusted Tri Tip, Bacon and Cheese Stuffed Honey Glazed Pork Chops or Grilled Lemon Rosemary Basil Chicken.

Blue Cheese Pecan Green Beans Ingredients

Pecan Bacon Blue Cheese Green Beans Ingredients

  • 1 lb fresh green beans
  • 3 slices bacon
  • 4 oz blue cheese crumbles
  • 1 cup candied pecans (chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt

Pecan Bacon Blue Cheese Green Beans Instructions

Bring a medium pot of water to a boil. Add the green beans and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Cooking Green Beans

Drain the green beans and immediately place them in a bowl of ice water for 2-3 minutes.

Remove the beans from the ice water and set aside.  Cook the bacon slices in a large skillet until crisp.

Remove the slices of bacon and place on a paper towel. Add the green beans to the bacon drippings and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Crumble the cooked bacon and add to the beans with the blue cheese, chopped pecans, salt and pepper.

Bacon Pecan Green Beans

Serve with your favorite dinner!

Bacon Pecan Green Beans

The candied pecans give this dish a nice little sweetness that balances out the salty bacon and strong, creamy blue cheese!

Bacon Pecan Blue Cheese Green Beans

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Pecan, Bacon and Blue Cheese Green Beans

Bacon, blue cheese & candied pecans are tossed together in this sweet & salty recipe for green beans! The perfect side dish to pair with pork, chicken or turkey!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 236 kcal
Author Whitney Bond

Ingredients

  • 1 lb green beans
  • 3 slices bacon
  • 4 oz blue cheese crumbled
  • 1 cup candied pecans chopped
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt

Instructions

  1. Bring a medium pot of water to a boil. Add the green beans and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Drain the green beans and immediately place them in a bowl of ice water for 2-3 minutes.

  3. Remove the beans from the ice water and set aside. Cook the bacon slices in a large skillet until crisp.
  4. Remove the slices of bacon and place on a paper towel. Add the green beans to the bacon drippings and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Crumble the cooked bacon and add to the green beans with the blue cheese, chopped pecans, salt and pepper.

  6. Serve immediately.