Old-Fashioned Green Beans Recipe
- 6 bacon strips, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
- 2 pounds fresh green beans
- 3 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1/2 cup water
- 1. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp, about 5 minutes. Add the beans, brown sugar and water. Stir gently; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender. Remove to a serving bowl with a slotted spoon. Yield: 6-8 servings.
1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 145 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 132 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein.
Reviews for Old-Fashioned Green Beans
"These were so good. I used 1 pound of green beans, but other than that followed the directions."
"Family loved these green beans!!! They were easy and delicious. I also double the brown sugar and water."
"Love the sweet bacon flavor of these beans, and quick to make. Have also added fresh mushrooms to this dish and it was great."
"Super easy and delicious. After reading the reviews, I also doubled the water and brown sugar. Yummy!"
"absolutely -- and a great way to serve it -- crockpot after the initial cooking on low!! I doubled the brown sugar and water and left it with the beans."
"One of my families favorite recipies."
"I tried this last Thanksgiving and loved it. Will definitely be using it again this Thanksgiving."