Garlic Green Beans with Gorgonzola

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 3 hours


10 servings

Updated: Jul. 30, 2023
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
Garlic Green Beans with Gorgonzola Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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


  1. 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.
  2. 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.