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Garlic Green Beans with Gorgonzola

I updated this green bean holiday side dish by adding a touch of white wine, fresh thyme and green onions. It's delicious, easy to make and my family loves it! —Nancy Heishman, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 3 hours
  • Makes
    10 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed and halved
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 5 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled, divided
  • 1/3 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh thyme or 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese

Directions

  • Place green beans, water chestnuts, green onions and 1/4 cup cooked bacon in a 4-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, mix wine, thyme, garlic and seasoned salt; pour over top. Cook, covered, on low until beans are crisp-tender, 3-4 hours. Drain liquid from beans.
  • Just before serving, stir in sour cream; sprinkle with cheese and remaining bacon.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 142 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 431mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 4g fiber), 6g protein.

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