Slow Cooker BBQ Green Beans
5 from 1 vote

Slow Cooker BBQ Green Beans with Bacon

Slow cooker bbq green beans with bacon make for an easy, healthy and delicious side dish with plain roasted or grilled meats.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 15 mins
Servings: 4
Calories: 103
Author: Martha McKinnon | Simple Nourished Living


  • 2 slices bacon (pork or turkey)
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 pound fresh green beans, stem ends trimmed
  • 3/4 cup barbecue sauce


  • Ideal Slow Cooker Size: 3- to 4-Quart.
  • In a small nonstick skillet set over medium heat, cook the bacon until crisp. Drain well on paper towels, crumble and set aside.
  • Grease the slow cooker with some of the bacon drippings.
  • Add the onion to the skillet and cook, stirring often, until softened, about 5 minutes.
  • Put the beans, crumbled bacon, and onion in the slow cooker. Pour over the barbecue sauce.
  • Cover and cook on LOW until the beans are tender and glazed, 6 to 7 hours.
  • Serve hot.

Recipe Notes

Weight Watchers PointsPlus: *3
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: *6
Weight Watchers Freestyle SmartPoints: *6
Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker BBQ Green Beans with Bacon
Amount Per Serving (1 /4th recipe)
Calories 103 Calories from Fat 10
% Daily Value*
Fat 1.1g2%
Carbohydrates 20.8g7%
Fiber 4.4g18%
Protein 3.7g7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bbq bacon green beans, crock pot barbecue green breans