A Simple Side Dish

With Thanksgiving happening this week I feel like there is no better way to get ready for it than by sharing some of my favorite recipes for the holidays. And to start it all off, we will start with a simple side dish; green beans. But who wants plain old green beans? No one, that’s why we spruce them up a bit.

Green Bean side dish

Green bean casserole is always a popular side dish, but casseroles aren’t as simple as this green bean recipe. I just like keeping my beans simple, but adding a little something to take them to the next level.

simple side dish

You can also make enough for one or two people, or enough for the entire family that is coming over. From a couple handfuls to a couple Costco bags of green beans, you can adjust the ingredients depending on the crowd.

Green Beans side dish

So this year, it’s time for dads to step away from watching football (or the parade) and make these simple green beans for the Thanksgiving feast.

A Simple Side Dish – Green Beans
Recipe Type: side dish
Cuisine: green beans
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Are you wanting to make something for dinner, but not a gourmet chef? Then look no further. This simple green bean side dish is not only easy, but will give others the impression that you know what you’re doing.
  • Green beans (amount depends on number you’re wanting to feed)
  • Olive oil
  • bacon crumbles
  • fresh grated parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Turn oven on to medium to medium high heat.
  2. Put enough olive oil in frying pan to coat the bottom of the pan.
  3. Add green beans and put lid over beans to help steam them.
  4. After five minutes, add bacon crumbles.
  5. Cook for five more minutes.
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Top green beans with grated parmesan cheese and salt and pepper.