Kentucky Wonder Beans Recipe

Kentucky Wonder Beans Recipe

How To Make Kentucky Wonder Beans

Tender and flavorful, Kentucky wonder beans are boiled in the pan with bacon and garlic for a simple dish that’s made in just 20 minutes.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 4cupsheirloom green beans,such as Kentucky Wonder Beans, trimmed
  • 1slicebacon
  • 1clovegarlic,minced
  • 1tspolive oil,or as needed
  • ½tspsea salt
  • 1pinchcoarsely ground black pepper,to taste


  1. Pour about 1-inch of water into a saucepan; add green beans, bacon, garlic, olive oil, sea salt, and pepper.

  2. Bring the water to a boil, reduce heat to medium, and place a cover on the saucepan. Cook beans for 7 to 10 minutes until tender.

  3. Serve and enjoy.


  • Calories: 72.39kcal
  • Fat: 4.23g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.17g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.10g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.70g
  • Carbohydrates: 7.33g
  • Fiber: 2.72g
  • Sugar: 3.34g
  • Protein: 2.80g
  • Cholesterol: 4.78mg
  • Sodium: 253.85mg
  • Calcium: 39.01mg
  • Potassium: 228.89mg
  • Iron: 1.08mg
  • Vitamin A: 35.81µg
  • Vitamin C: 12.43mg
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