Recipe By Jennifer Wilkinson
Published Jun 19th
Prep 10m Cook 1h Additional - Ready In 1h 10m
Servings 4 cups Calories 213.3

These green beans reheat really well!

Recipe Ingredients

  • ¼ pound peppered bacon, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 4 cups fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 teaspoon white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon seasoned salt
  • water as needed

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Place bacon in a large pot and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Add onion; cook until bacon just starts to brown a bit, 4 to 5 minutes. Add green beans and stir until coated in bacon grease. Add sugar, salt, seasoned salt, and just enough water to cover. Bring to a boil.
  2. 2 Reduce heat, cover, and simmer until beans are soft, about 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 213.3
  • Carbohydrate 11.7 g
  • Cholesterol 24.1 mg
  • Fat 14.2 g
  • Fiber 4.2 g
  • Protein 11 g
  • Saturated Fat 5 g
  • Sodium 1158.8 mg
  • Sugar 3.7 g

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  1. I don't often write reviews and OMG, this is the best green beans! We lived in Atlanta for awhile and this BBQ place had the best homemade green beans and I had been trying to figure out how to make it and this is it! I followed the recipe exactly but used about 6 slices - Read more ...
  2. Super easy to make yum yum reheats well and my husband loves it
  3. Made as written but with non-peppered bacon so I added some pepper because of that. These were SO good! I only simmered for 30 minutes and they were perfect texture to me. I ll just reduce the sugar a bit next time.
  4. 10.14.19 These taste just like the green beans I grew up on, and occasionally, corn would be added, as well. Homestyle, tasty comfort food, super simple to make, and always good! Checked for doneness at 20 minutes, and they were done. I did add some freshly-ground black pepper, and the only change I’d make would - Read more ...