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Southern Green Beans

Southern Green Beans

Southern Green Beans call for Bacon and Butter. You have to use real bacon and real butter. None of the fake stuff ha ha. The perfect side dish to compliment any meal!
2.9 from 58 votes
Servings 6


  • Instant Pot
  • Dutch Oven


  • 2-3 Tbsp Butter
  • 1-2 Slices Bacon I use uncured Applewood Smoked Flavor
  • 1/4 Cup Chopped Onion
  • 1-2 Cloves Minced Garlic
  • 1 Lb Fresh or Frozen Green Beans
  • Salt & Pepper, to taste


The ingredient list is the same whether you cook them in the dutch oven or in the Instant Pot. Feel free to add more or less of something, depending on your liking.