Green beans with Canadian bacon

Garlic and Lemon Green Beans with Canadian Bacon

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A side dish made with green beans sautéed with garlic, lemon, cranberries, almonds and Jones Dairy Farm Canadian Bacon.

Green beans with Canadian bacon
10 mins
Prep Time
20 mins
Total Time
Contains Gluten icon
Gluten Free


Amount / QuantityIngredients
2 pounds

Green Beans, trimmed

1 tablespoon

Olive Oil

1 (6 oz) package

Jones Dairy Farm Canadian Bacon, julienned


Garlic Cloves, minced

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

Black Pepper

1/2 teaspoon

Red Pepper Flakes

2 teaspoons

Lemon Zest

2 tablespoons

Lemon Juice

1/2 cup

Dried Cranberries

1/2 cup

Sliced Almonds


  1. Fill large pot with cold water and bring to boil. Season with lots of salt and return to boil. Drop in trimmed green beans and cook until bright green and tender, about 2 minutes. Immediately transfer green beans to large bowl of ice water to stop cooking process and to keep their bright green color. Drain and set aside.

  2. Heat large skillet over medium-high heat. Add in olive oil and garlic. Cook for a few seconds to bring out garlic flavor. Drop in sliced Canadian ​Bacon and cook for 1 to 2 minutes, until browned and crispy.

  3. Stir in green beans and toss to fully combine. Season with salt, pepper, red pepper flakes and lemon zest. Cook for about 5 minutes to crisp up beans. Add lemon juice, cranberries and almonds and stir once more. Cook for another minute. Serve.

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