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Bacon-Wrapped Green Beans Recipe

Bacon-Wrapped Green Beans Recipe

Fresh green beans are wrapped in bacon and covered in a sweet sauce in this fast and simple side dish. “Every time I take these green bean bundles to a luncheon or family dinner, people beg me for the recipe," notes Julie Hewitt from Union Mills, Indiana.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound fresh green beans
  • 4 bacon strips
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon soy sauce

Directions

  • 1. Place beans in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, for 8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Meanwhile, in a skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until cooked but not crisp, about 3 minutes. Remove to paper towels.
  • 2. Drain beans; place about 12 beans on each bacon strip. Wrap bacon around beans and secure with a toothpick. Place on an ungreased baking sheet.
  • 3. In a small bowl, combine the butter, brown sugar, garlic salt and soy sauce; brush over bundles. Bake at 400° for 10-15 minutes or until bacon is crisp. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 187 calories, 12g fat (6g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 321mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein .

Reviews for Bacon-Wrapped Green Beans

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bmwiles
Reviewed Dec. 21, 2014

"This is an easy and tasty side dish. I have made them a couple of times and everyone wants the recipe!"

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PA Gram Janice
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2014

"Oh my gosh, these are so easy & so delicious. We served this for Thanksgiving dinner and everyone loved them! Definitely a keeper!"

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DLH2011
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2012

"Delicious! Served these with Thanksgiving dinner and everyone loved them!"

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trisha.grubb
Reviewed Dec. 18, 2012

"This recipe is expected now at Christmas dinner...such a compliment side dish to a standing rib roast!"

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allaboutcookies86
Reviewed Jun. 3, 2012

"I have never eaten fresh green beans before that I can recall. These were good. The sauce and bacon took away the green flavor. Thanks for the idea!!"

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karoldixon
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2011

"This is a GREAT recipe! Our family favorite for holidays, standard at Thanksgiving."

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alrebhi
Reviewed Nov. 16, 2009

"Easy and impressive. To save time I have made plain green beans, poured the sauce over the beans and added the bacon crumbled before serving. This recipe was even multiplied to feed 300 at a wedding dinner."

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