Savory Slow Cooker Green Beans recipe

All Recipes Side Dish Vegetables Green Beans


8 slices bacon, coarsely chopped
5 cups chicken broth
2 ½ pounds fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
1 large red onion, sliced on the diagonal
3 tablespoons white vinegar
3 tablespoons white sugar
2 tablespoons minced garlic
1 tablespoon ground black pepper, or more to taste
1 tablespoon seasoned salt (such as LAWRY'S®), or more to taste

Nutrition Info

109.9 calories
carbohydrate: 15.2 g
cholesterol: 11.1 mg
fat: 3.6 g
fiber: 4.3 g
protein: 5.7 g
saturatedFat: 1 g
servingSize: -
sodium: 1033.7 mg
sugar: 6.6 g
transFat: : -
unsaturatedFat: : -


  1. Place bacon in a small pan and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until almost crisp but not fully cooked, 3 to 5 minutes.

  2. Place chicken broth, green beans, onion, vinegar, sugar, garlic, black pepper, and seasoned salt in a slow cooker. Add bacon and stir to incorporate fully. Cook on High for 1 hour.

  3. Turn slow cooker down to Low and cook for 7 hours more. Taste and adjust seasoning. Serve in a large bowl with some of the broth.

Recipe Yield

10 servings

Recipe Note

Get to your farmers market now! Fresh green beans are slow-cooked in a savory broth. Perfect for your outdoor party.

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