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Smashed Green Beans: Recipe for baked green beans loaded with cheddar cheese, bacon, and ranch. Low carb, keto-friendly and gluten free. Very easy to make with no prep time and ready to eat in 30 minutes. Fresh green beans, mayonnaise, cheddar cheese, ranch dressing and bacon. Serve this simple side dish with your favorite steak for a meal better than any other restaurant. Add this to your menu ASAP!

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Baked Beans with Cheddar Cheese, Bacon and Ranch

These Cracked Green Beans are our new favorites for the home. They are low in carbs and rich in flavor! I made these with some grilled chicken last week and everyone ate them up! Fresh green beans, mayonnaise, cheddar cheese, ranch dressing and bacon. I could honestly have a meal with just these beans. This is super easy to make and tastes great! It’s also ready to eat in less than 30 minutes. You can’t beat it.

What does CRACK mean?

If a recipe has a crack in the title, it means it contains cheddar, bacon, and ranch in the recipe. it all started with mine crack immersion back in 2007. I threw myself for a Titans football game. Everyone is crazy about it. We couldn’t stop eating it and we said it was like crack. The name has stuck. The combination of flavors is incredible. These green beans are no exception.

How to make mashed green beans

This side dish is easy to make with just five simple ingredients. In a large skillet, cook the bacon strips over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet and drain bacon fat on absorbent paper. Chop the bacon and reserve.

Clean the green beans and place them in a pan. In a small bowl, mix mayonnaise and ranch dressing. Spread mayonnaise mixture over green beans. Sprinkle shredded cheddar cheese and chopped bacon over green beans. Cook until crisp.

Tips and FAQs

  • i prefer to use Duke or Hellmann Mayonnaise.
  • Sprinkle the green beans with a little chili in pieces for a kick!
  • Here is our recipe for Homemade Ranch Topping Mix made with buttermilk powder, parsley, garlic powder, onion powder, chives, dill, salt and pepper: https://www.plainchicken.com/homemade-rancho-dressing-mix/
    • If you’re sensitive to ranch dressing, adjust the amount to your personal preference.
  • can replace real bacon precooked bites either turkey bacon.
  • Can you make cracked green beans ahead of time? Yes! You can make the recipe ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator overnight before baking.
  • you can use any cheese you like in this recipe. Gruyère cheese or gouda would be delicious!
  • Are ground green beans low carb? Yes! All ingredients are low carb and ketogenic.
  • Are Bacon Cheese Baked Green Beans Gluten Free? Yes! All ingredients are gluten free.

What to serve with bacon green beans

These green beans quickly became a favorite in our house. We love to eat it with stews, grilled chicken, pork ribs, and especially steaks! These beans are also great for dinner parties, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas! Try this recipe. You will not be disappointed!

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Split Green Beans (Keto)

Yield: 6 people

Preparation time 5 min

Cooking time 20 min

Total time 25 minutes

Smashed Green Beans: Recipe for baked green beans loaded with cheddar cheese, bacon, and ranch. Low carb, keto-friendly and gluten free. Very easy to make with no prep time and ready to eat in 30 minutes. Fresh green beans, mayonnaise, cheddar cheese, ranch dressing and bacon. Serve this simple side dish with your favorite steak for a meal better than any other restaurant. Add this to your menu ASAP!

  • 2 pounds fresh green beans, chopped
  • ¾ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons ranch dressing
  • ¾ cup grated cheddar cheese
  • ¾ cup chopped cooked bacon
  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.

  • Arrange green beans in a lightly greased 9x13x2-inch pan.

  • In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise and ranch dressing. Spread mayonnaise mixture over green beans.

  • Sprinkle cheddar cheese and bacon over mayonnaise.

  • Cook, uncovered, for 25-30 minutes.

  • I prefer to use Duke’s or Hellmann’s mayonnaise.
  • Sprinkle the green beans with some chili flakes for a kick!
  • Here is our recipe for homemade ranch dressing made with buttermilk powder, parsley, garlic powder, onion powder, chives, dill, salt and pepper: https://www.plainchicken.com/homemade-ranch-dressing- mix /
    • If you’re sensitive to ranch dressing, adjust the amount to your personal preference.
  • You can replace precooked pieces of real bacon or turkey bacon.
  • Can you make cracked green beans ahead of time? Yes! You can make the recipe ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator overnight before baking.
  • You can use any cheese you like in this recipe. Gruyère cheese or gouda would be delicious!
  • Are ground green beans low carb? Yes! All ingredients are low carb and ketogenic.
  • Are baked green beans with bacon gluten free? Yes! All ingredients are gluten free.

Stephen

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