Green beans and mushrooms with bacon. Doesn’t get much better than that when it comes to green beans. In under 20 minutes, you’ll have an awesome low carb, keto side dish that the whole family will love.
Why Make This Green Beans and Mushrooms Recipe
Aside from the fact that it is a delightful recipe that will get even the most staunch “green bean hater” in your life to love green beans… here are a few other reasons to make this recipe:
Low carb & Keto: green beans and mushrooms are keto friendly… if you manage your portion size.
Bacon: this recipe is chock full of bacon. It adds a nice smoky under layer of flavor everyone will enjoy.
One Pan Recipe: find a heavy skillet with a lid and you’re all set to make this recipe. It’s really quite easy.
Around our house, green beans have become a favorite for everyone. When they turn out this tasty every time, it’s no surprise.
How to make Green Beans and Mushrooms:
It’s easy to cook this green beans and mushrooms recipe… just follow these simple steps:
Step 1: Gather up your ingredients, mince the shallots, slice the bacon and chop the mushrooms into quarters.
Step 2: Add the mushrooms to a HOT and dry pan. No oil or salt. Stir and watch them brown nicely in the pan.
Step 3: After a few minutes, add in the sliced bacon. Continue to cook, stirring frequently.
Step 4: Add in the shallots. They will cook in the rendered fat from the bacon. Continue to cook until the shallots have turned translucent and then set aside.
Step 5: After the mushrooms, bacon and shallots have been removed from the pan and set aside, add in the green beans, salt, pepper and oil. Cook for 1-2 minutes, then add in the water. Cover and allow to cook until the water has evaporated.
Step 6: Add the mushrooms, bacon and shallots back into the pan. Add in the balsamic vinegar and cook for 1-2 minutes more. Serve hot!
Other Low Carb Side Dishes:
Looking for something other than this green bean and mushroom recipe? Here are a few ideas:
If you want to stay with green beans, then check out my ABSOLUTE FAVORITE, go-to recipe: Lemon Butter with Haricot Vert.
Low Carb and Keto Information
Eating low carb recipes like my Green Beans and Mushrooms has transformed my life for the better.
I’m passionate about sharing information about this way of eating, so let me just add my 2 cents here.
Does Low Carb Work is a great place to start. It does for some, but not all!
I give a bunch of great tips in How To Start A Low Carb Diet if you’re interested in checking that out.
If you’re like me and cook for the whole family, you might be interested in learning about the Low Carb Diet for Kids. This article is packed up with information.
Lastly, why not download my FREE 7 DAY LOW CARB DIET MEAL PLAN. It’s packed up with recipes not found on this site, tips and a BONUS grocery planner.