Bacon & Mustard Spiked Green Beans


Don’t allow past failures get you down. It can be frustrating waiting for results, but by a combination of cardio exercises, a healthy diet, and the right resistance workouts, you will reach your goal. Never. Give. Up. Here’s a tasty way to serve up fresh green beans. Smokey bacon and tangy mustard give these tender-crisp green beans memorable flavor. This side dish pairs perfectly with steak or chicken on the grill or alongside a lettuce wrapped burger. Enjoy! ​ Courtesy of RealHealthyRecipes.com Ingredients Servings: 6 2 lbs green beans, trimmed 6 slices bacon 1/2 cup yellow onion, sliced 2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 Tablespoons whole grain mustard ½ teaspoon sea salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper ​ Instructions 1. Bring a large pot of water to boil. Add the green beans and cook for 5 minutes. Drain the beans into a colander and place under cold water for 20 seconds. ​ 2. In a large skillet, cook the bacon until crispy over medium-high heat. Remove the bacon from the skillet, leaving the bacon drippings, and chop into 1-inch pieces. ​ 3. Return the skillet to medium-high heat and cook the onions in the bacon drippings for 5 minutes, or until tender. Reduce the heat to low and add the vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper, stirring until fully combined. Add the green beans and the bacon pieces and mix well. Serve and enjoy! ​ Nutrition One serving equals: 158 calories, 8g fat, 12g carbohydrate, 6g fiber, and 10g protein. ​ I hope that you get a chance to give this recipe a try this week. Remember that I’m only a call or email away to assist you in all things fitness Personal Training, Group Fitness, Competition Prep or On-Line Coaching. And if you are not yet one of my prized clients then call or email me now to set up your first workout – I’d love to help you achieve your best body ever! ​