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Bacon Bean Stalks Recipe

Bacon Bean Stalks Recipe

You'll need just three ingredients to assemble this fun fall side dish. Wax beans are bundled with bacon strips to look like shocks of cornstalks.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 pound fresh wax or green beans
  • 6 bacon strips
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder


  • 1. Place beans in a saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, for 8 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a skillet or microwave, cook bacon until partially cooked, about 3 minutes; drain on paper towels. Drain beans; place about 12 beans on each bacon strip. Position one end of beans so they are nearly even; cut about 1/4 in. from that end so stalks will stand when served. Wrap bacon strip around beans; secure with a toothpick. Lay stalks flat on an ungreased baking sheet. Sprinkle with onion powder. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 10-15 minutes or until bacon is crisp. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 60 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 106mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein.

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Reviewed Dec. 2, 2010

"Mine fell over... but they tasted really good!"

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