Low carb gluten free green bean casserole

Gluten Free Green Bean Casserole

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: green beans, low carb casserole
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 258kcal
Author: Lisa MarcAurele
A low carb green bean casserole recipe with bacon that doesn't use canned soup as a base. Sour cream, cheese, and bacon are added to enhance the flavor.
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  • 12 ounces green beans fresh or frozen
  • 3 slices no sugar bacon about 6.25 ounces
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 2 stalks celery finely chopped
  • 4 oz mushrooms finely chopped (optional)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chicken bone broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried minced onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese divided
  • 1/4 cup crushed pork rinds optional


  • Boil green beans according to package directions until just tender.
  • Drain and rinse with cold water.
  • Fry bacon in pan, then remove and drain on paper towels keeping grease in pan.
  • Cook celery, garlic, and mushrooms (if using) in hot bacon grease with butter until celery is soft.
  • Add chicken broth, dried onion and thyme and continue cooking for about 4 more minutes.
  • Combine green beans and celery mixture into 1 1/2 quart baking dish.
  • Reserve about 1/4 cup cheese.
  • Stir in remaining cheese along with sour cream. Then, stir in half of the bacon.
  • Sprinkle the reserved cheese and bacon on top. Top off with crushed pork rinds (if using).
  • Bake at 350 degrees F for about 15 minutes.



Dish can be made one or two days ahead and baked just before serving.
If doubling the recipe, use a 9x13-inch casserole pan.


Calories: 258kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 559mg | Potassium: 169mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 700IU | Vitamin C: 20.6mg | Calcium: 180mg | Iron: 0.7mg

Additional Info

Net Carbs: 5 g | % Carbs: 8.1 % | % Protein: 26 % | % Fat: 65.9 %

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