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Bacon-Onion Green Beans Recipe
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Bacon-Onion Green Beans Recipe

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I threw together the recipe to give some color to the plate. I knew all the relatives liked green beans, so I added onion, bacon, tasted sesame seeds and a little vinegar for a nice tang.—Karen Darrell, Wood River, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 6 bacon strips, diced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 132 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 209 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place beans in a large saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil. Bring to a boil. Cover and cook for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels; drain, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings. Saute onion in the drippings until tender. stir in the vinegar, salt and pepper.
  3. Drain beans; place in a large serving bowl. Stir in the onion mixture and bacon. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Bacon-Onion Green Beans in Taste of Home December/January 2003, p16

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 132 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 209 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 11, 2014

"The best green beans"

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Reviewed Apr. 13, 2013

"Try balsamic vinegar....YUM!"

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Reviewed Nov. 11, 2011

"These were flavorful. Simple to make with ingredients on hand."

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Reviewed Jun. 11, 2011

"This is my favorite vegetable side dish! I served it when we hosted Easter -- everyone raved about it. There were not leftovers."

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Reviewed Feb. 1, 2010

"Very tasty! And such an attractive presentation."

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