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World Famous Green Beans

Mouthwateringly delicious preparation of fresh green beans with real food ingredients.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword garden fresh green beans, green beans
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Author Christina Kamp


  • 1 pound of green beans with ends removed and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 slice of bacon
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 1 tsp. dried dill
  • ½ cup raw seeds such as sunflower pumpkin or sesame.


  1. Put green beans in a saucepan with water and salt and bring to a boil.
  2. Cook until beans are fork tender.
  3. Drain.
  4. While beans are cooking, cut a piece of bacon into small pieces or lardons.
  5. Cook until done and drain on a paper towel.
  6. With the fat still in the pan, toss in a handful of sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, or pumpkin seeds.
  7. Cook and stir them until they are lightly browned and you smell the oils in them. Watch them closely, they can burn easily.
  8. Toss in your green beans, pepper, dill, and the bacon and stir to mix ingredients.