Green Beans with Bacon and Tomatoes Recipe
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Green Beans with Bacon and Tomatoes Recipe

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If needed, the recipe can easily be doubled or tripled to serve larger crowds. Garlic salt can be substituted for the seasoned salt if you like.—Cathy Bell, Joplin, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 4-1/2 hours
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 4-1/2 hours
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (14 ounces) thick-sliced bacon strips, chopped
  • 1 large red onion, chopped
  • 2 packages (16 ounces each) frozen cut green beans
  • 1 can (28 ounces) petite diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon seasoned pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1 can (16 ounces) red beans, rinsed and drained

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 162 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 538 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until partially cooked but not crisp, stirring occasionally. Remove with a slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Discard drippings, reserving 2 tablespoons. Add onion to drippings; cook and stir over medium-high heat until tender.
  2. In a 4- or 5-qt. slow cooker, combine green beans, tomatoes, brown sugar, pepper, salt, bacon and onion. Cook, covered, on low 4 hours. Stir in red beans. Cook 30 minutes longer or until heated through. Yield: 12 servings (3/4 cup).
Originally published as Green Beans with Bacon and Tomatoes in Taste of Home Everyday Slow Cooker & One Dish Recipes Annual 2010, p80

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 162 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 538 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 7 g protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 16, 2013

"Wonderful! I forgot to add the red beans at the end of the cooking time. Very yummy. Needs a little more time than 4 hours on low; I cranked my crock pot up to high with an hour until serving time. I too think the sugar could be omitted, but they are delightful! These would be good for a holiday meal as you could make them and forget them while prepping other items."

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Reviewed Oct. 14, 2013

"This was an easy side dish for the crock pot. I would leave the brown sugar out, if I were to make this again, because I think the tomatoes add enough sweetness."

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Reviewed Aug. 27, 2013

"This green bean dish was easy to prepare and tasty. I like the ease of using a crock pot."

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Reviewed Aug. 17, 2013

"Made it for a Church Potluck and everyone loved it.. Had some leftover and hubby thought they were delicious. So I am sure I will be making again."

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