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Weight Watchers Southern Green Beans

Weight Watchers Southern Green Beans Recipe

Weight Watchers Southern Green Beans Recipe. Green beans are a staple in the Southern diet, and there are endless ways to prepare them. This recipe is one of our favorites – it’s simple, delicious, and perfect for any occasion.

Whether you’re hosting a cookout or just need an easy side dish for dinner, these green beans are a great option.

Turn your vegetables into comfort food!

This delicious side dish is made with bacon, butter, onion, garlic, chicken broth, fresh green beans, new potatoes, white balsamic vinegar, salt, and pepper.

This dish is easy to make, and the whole family will love it!

Weight Watchers Points

MyWW Points: 4 Blue Plan and 7 Green Plan
4 WW Freestyle Points and 7 Smart Points
Personal Points will vary based on your individual plan.

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Weight Watchers Southern Green Beans Recipe in a white bowl.


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Featured Ingredients

Fresh Green Beans

Green beans are a vegetable that is found in many different cuisines. They are typically eaten cooked, but can also be eaten raw. Green beans are high in fiber and protein, and are a good source of vitamins C and K.

They can be cooked in many different ways, including boiling, steaming, frying, or microwaving.

Closeup of fresh green beans in a brown bowl.
Fresh Green Beans

New Potatoes

These small, round potatoes have a thin skin and are creamy and smooth on the inside. They’re perfect boiled or mashed, and you can also roast them or fry them.

new potatoes in a brown wooden bowl.
New Potatoes

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Weight Watchers Southern Green Beans in a white bowl.


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Weight Watchers Southern Green Beans Recipe in a white bowl.

Weight Watchers Southern Green Beans

Nesting Lane
Weight Watchers Southern Green Beans Recipe. Turn your vegetables into comfort food! This dish is easy to make, and the whole family will love it!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8

Equipment

Ingredients
 

Instructions
 

  • Line a plate with paper towels and set aside for later.
  • Place a large skillet over medium heat.
  • In skillet, add chopped back, and cook, stirring often. for approximately 8 – 10 minutes, or until bacon has browned.
  • Transfer bacon to paper towel lined plate to drain off grease.
  • Take skillet off of heat, and carefully wipe skillet with several paper towels folded to be thick enough prevent heat from getting to your hands, to remove leftover grease from skillet.
  • Place the same skillet over medium/low heat.
  • In the skillet, add butter and let melt.
  • Add onion. Stir and cook approximately 5 minutes, or until translucent.
  • Add garlic, chicken broth, green beans, potatoes, and cooked bacon. Stir to combine.
  • Bring mixture to a boil, turn heat to low, cover, and simmer for approximately 10 minutes, or until the green beans and potatoes become tender.
  • Season with white balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper. Toss to coat.

Notes

MyWW Points: 4 Blue Plan and 7 Green Plan
4 WW Freestyle Points and 7 Smart Points
Personal Points will vary based on your individual plan.
We are not associated with Weight Watchers/WW in any way. Double check points on their official calculator.

Nutrition

Calories: 189kcalCarbohydrates: 25.9gProtein: 6.7gFat: 7.4gSaturated Fat: 4gSodium: 258mgFiber: 6.1gSugar: 3gCalcium: 60mgIron: 2mg
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