Chestnuts, Bacon and Green Beans (GF)

Chestnuts, Bacon and Green Beans (GF)

Prep time: 
5 minutes

Cooking time: 
15 minutes

4 people


1 pound green beans, ends trimmed

3 slices bacon (nitrate/nitrite-free is best)

1/2 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

1 cup roasted chestnuts


Steam or boil green beans until slightly tender. Drain and set aside.

Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp. Drain slices on paper towels, then crumble. Reserve bacon grease.

Add the olive oil, green beans, chestnuts and crumbled bacon to the skillet with bacon grease. Sprinkle salt and pepper to taste. Cook, stirring, for about 2-3 minutes.


For roasting chestnut directions, more details and photos, click here.

Alicia Howe


Posted on

September 24, 2015