Sweet Potatoes, Green Beans and Bacon
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Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes, Green Beans and Bacon

A wonderful side dish of sweet potatoes, green beans and bacon cooked in the slow cooker.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time2 hrs 45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Sweet potatoes, green beans and bacon
Servings: 6
Calories: 308kcal
Author: Sarah Olson



  • 4 cups peeled and diced sweet potatoes I use red garnet
  • 4 cup fresh green beans snipped and cut in half
  • 1 cup diced onion cut in large pieces
  • 10 slices bacon cut and cooked (reserve some grease, see item below)
  • 2 Tbsp. bacon grease
  • 2 Tbsp. water
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • ¼ tsp onion powder
  • tsp. cinnamon


  • Add the veggies, bacon, bacon grease and water.
  • In a small bowl stir together the salt, pepper, onion powder and cinnamon, stir. Sprinkle this over the veggies in the slow cooker.
  • Stir until the seasoning cover the veggies.
  • Cover and cook on HIGH for 2.5 hours, without opening the lid during the cooking time.
  • Serve and enjoy!



Nutritional values are approximate. Please use your own calculations if you require a special diet. The values below are for 1/6 of the recipe.


Calories: 308kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 464mg | Potassium: 565mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 13100IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 1.5mg