Cuban Green Beans

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Mrs.Jack

This dish is fast and easy and the addition of the lime juice is a delightful change for green beans-very refreshing! From 3 Guys from Miami. Enjoy!!!

Top Review by Annie H.

Simply delicious! I was very pleasantly surprised at how well the lime went with the green beans. After cooking the bacon, I sauteed the onion and garlic with some bacon grease along with the evoo in a separate pan. Cook green beans until just tender crisp. This recipe tastes light and crisp. Loved it!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a saucepan, place the green beans in boiling, salted water. Cook, uncovered, until fully cooked, about 6 minutes. If you like your beans w/ a little crunch, cook 3-4 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and drain.
  3. Sauté the onion in olive oil until the onions begin to get limp. Add garlic and ham or bacon and cook for 2 additional minutes.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Stir in fresh lime juice.
  6. Pour sauce over cooked green beans and toss to coat evenly. Season w/ salt pepper to taste.
  7. Sprinkle chopped fresh cilantro on top and serve.

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