Bacon Wrapped Green Bean Bundles

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Pretty little bundles of bacon wrapped French “green beans” known as Haricot verts which are longer and thinner than the typical American green beans. Of course, American green beans will work just fine here too.

Pretty little bundles of bacon wrapped French "green beans" known as Haricot verts which are longer and thinner than the typical American green beans. Of course, American green beans will work just fine here too.Bacon Wrapped Green Bean Bundles

These are really easy to make, I served them as a side with Petite Turkey Meatloaf for dinner, but this would also make an elegant side dish for Easter dinner if you double the recipe. You can prep them ahead of time, then roast them just before serving.

For a vegetarian option, you make Parmesan Roasted Green Beans. If string beans aren’t your thing, you can try these Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus. 

Pretty little bundles of bacon wrapped French "green beans" known as Haricot verts which are longer and thinner than the typical American green beans. Of course, American green beans will work just fine here too.

As a kid, I never liked green beans because the only way I tasted them was boiled and overcooked. As I got older, I learned that I actually enjoy them if they are prepared right. Fresh green beans are a must for me, and I like them roasted or sauteed until tender and crisp. Add a little bacon to them and you can’t go wrong.

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Pretty little bundles of bacon wrapped French "green beans" known as Haricot verts which are longer and thinner than the typical American green beans. Of course, American green beans will work just fine here too.
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Bacon Wrapped Green Bean Bundles

75.5 Cals 6 Protein 8 Carbs 2.5 Fats
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Yield: 4 servings
COURSE: Side Dish
CUISINE: American
Pretty little bundles of bacon wrapped French "green beans" known as Haricot verts which are longer and thinner than the typical American green beans. Of course, American green beans will work just fine here too.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Haricots verts or green beans, ends trimmed
  • 4 slices center cut bacon, cut in half (check brand for Whole30 compliance)
  • olive oil spray, I used my Misto
  • pinch of salt
  • fresh cracked pepper, to taste
  • 1/8 th tsp garlic powder

Instructions

  • Blanch the green beans for 3 minutes, then dry on paper towel.
  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray a baking sheet with olive oil spray.
  • Make 8 even bundles and wrap each bundle (about 1.6 oz each) in one half slice of bacon.
  • Place the bundles seam side down on the baking sheet.
  • Lightly spray the tops with a little more oil, season with salt, pepper and garlic powder to taste, then bake for about 14-16 minutes.

Nutrition

Serving: 2bundles, Calories: 75.5kcal, Carbohydrates: 8g, Protein: 6g, Fat: 2.5g, Sodium: 210.5mg, Fiber: 4g
WW Points Plus: 1
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Pretty little bundles of bacon wrapped French "green beans" known as Haricot verts which are longer and thinner than the typical American green beans. Of course, American green beans will work just fine here too.
Pretty little bundles of bacon wrapped French "green beans" known as Haricot verts which are longer and thinner than the typical American green beans. Of course, American green beans will work just fine here too.
Pretty little bundles of bacon wrapped French "green beans" known as Haricot verts which are longer and thinner than the typical American green beans. Of course, American green beans will work just fine here too.

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  1. How would you adapt this to air fryer? Same directions but cut the baking time in half?

  2. Our new favorite way to fix green beans. Super simple and easy, and tastes even better than the green beans and bacon we used to steam! Thank you Gina!

  3. Can this recipe be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator until time to bake? Would the cooking time change?

  4. Not only was this delicious but I got compliments on its gourmet appearance. It looks beautiful on the plate.  I, too, cooked the bacon halfway before popping this in the oven, came out perfectly! 

  5. Did this tonight for dinner. This is totally a keeper recipe.   I added basil leaves in there and what a wonderful taste.  I pre cooked the bacon half way and then grilled everything on my indoor grill.  So good !  thanks Gina! 

  6. We made this on the grill, using asparagus instead of green beans – DELISH!!!

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  8. i made them and they are fantastic, I also put them in the broiler at the end for about 3 minutes just to crisp them a bit

  9. I've made these several times but we put ours on the grill, they are Fantastic! I have a ton of green beans from my garden and was wondering if you could pre wrap them and freeze for a later time?
    Thanks
    Elizabeth

  10. I made these last night and they were fantastic! I love bacon with…well everything. 🙂 I did want to point out, though, that when I entered the Nutritional Info into the WW calculator that it calculated 2 Points+ so I was over 1 pt for my day, but they were well worth it.

  11. These were out of this world delicious!! Yum! I must have overcooked mine a bit because the bacon wasn't at all undercooked like I was a little worried about. Yummy side dish!

  12. I made these for Easter and followed the recipe. Doubled the recipe. They were gone in a flash. (I got two.) 🙂 Thanks.

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  14. I did a quick read of this when you 1st posted. Grocery shopping today and decided to go with this for our veggie for Easter dinner. Somehow in my head I thought the bundles were asparagus! So, that is what I bought. What do you think of doing this w/asparagus vs green beans? I so do not like asparagus (everyone else does) – wish I had remembered it was green beans! Thank you!

    • I;ve done this with asparagus and it turns out just as well. I didn't blanche it first, just wrapped with bacon and put it in the oven for thirty minutes.

  15. I made this tonight and it was delicious! Everyone loved it. The bacon did get crisp on the bottom so I flipped them halfway through the time so it could get crispy on both sides.

  16. These look delicious! My husband doesn't really like green beans, but he does love bacon so these will be perfect!

  17. These look yummy. I am going to make for Easter. Bacon makes everything tastier.

  18. This looks delicious, but then all your recipes are! I grew up eating overcooked vegetables, too. Green beans were always canned, never fresh. When I started my own household, I always cooked fresh green beans. My daughter wouldn't eat them. One night, for some reason, I opened a can of green beans. She got so excited. Apparently she's been eating canned green beans at daycare for years. She loves them! Maybe overcooked veggies appeal to the young palate. I must admit I secretly like them, too. Reminds me of childhood. 🙂