Chestnut & Bacon Green Beans


Chestnut & bacon green beans

Feast your eyes on this! This simple green bean and chestnut salad packs a punch..



  1. Heat oil into a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add bacon and cook, stirring often, for 3 minutes. Add garlic and chestnuts and cook, stirring often, for 2-3 minutes or until chestnuts are golden and bacon is crisp.
  2. Meanwhile, plunge beans into a medium saucepan of boiling water, cover and bring to the boil. Cook beans for 2-3 minutes or until just tender. Drain beans.
  3. Add beans to chestnut mixture. Toss over heat until well combined. Season to taste. Sprinkle with lemon rind and serve.

Prep: 15 mins
Cooking: 10 mins
Serves: 4

Recipe by Chestnuts Australia.

Ingredients for Chestnut & Bacon Green Beans

Cintra Extra Virgin Olive Oil 250ml

$6.29 ea

Maggie Beer - Extra Virgin Olive Oil (375ml)

$10.99 ea

Colavita Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1l

$16.99 ea

Garlic (head)

$0.45 ea

Garlic (250g)

$2.29 ea

Harris Farm - Chestnuts Fresh Loose (min 200g)

$2.94 ea

Beanettes (175g tray)

$4.49 ea

Beans - Hand Picked (min 200g pack)

$2.50 ea

Lemons (each)

$1.00 ea

Lemons Imperfect Pick Value Range (Each = min 500g)

$2.00 ea

Lemons (min 1kg net)

$1.70 ea

Bacon - Rindless Premium (250g) Blackforest

$4.99 ea

Garlic Organic (head)

$1.48 ea

Lemons Organic (each)

$1.33 ea

Beans French (500g tray)

$4.49 ea

Bacon - Rindless Long (400g) Formost

$6.99 ea

Bacon - Shortcut (400g) Formost

$6.99 ea

Bacon - Shortcut Rindless (500g) Bertocchi

$3.99 ea