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Green Beans in Beer Sauce Recipe

Green Beans in Beer Sauce Recipe

This recipe from Lynn Thomas of London, Ontario really hits the spot. The beer and bacon in these delicious beans makes them worthy of any main dish.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 pound bacon strips, diced
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen cut green beans, thawed
  • 1/3 cup beer or nonalcoholic beer
  • 1/3 cup butter, cubed
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons grated onion

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, bring the beans, beer and butter to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender.
  • 2. Using a slotted spoon, remove bacon to paper towels to drain. Remove beans with a slotted spoon and keep warm.
  • 3. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, vinegar, cornstarch and onion until blended. Stir into the saucepan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Add beans; heat through. Sprinkle with bacon. Yield: 4 servings.