Bacon-Onion Green Beans Recipe

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Bacon-Onion Green Beans Recipe
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Bacon-Onion Green Beans Recipe

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MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 6 bacon strips, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted

Directions

In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp, stirring occasionally. Remove with a slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Pour off all but 1 tablespoon drippings. Saute onion in drippings until tender. Stir in vinegar, salt and pepper.
Meanwhile, place beans in a large saucepan; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Cook, covered, until crisp-tender, 4-7 minutes; drain.
Place beans in a large bowl; toss with bacon and onion mixture. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Bacon-Onion Green Beans in Taste of Home December/January 2003, p16

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 84 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 191mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.

  • 6 bacon strips, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted
  1. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp, stirring occasionally. Remove with a slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Pour off all but 1 tablespoon drippings. Saute onion in drippings until tender. Stir in vinegar, salt and pepper.
  2. Meanwhile, place beans in a large saucepan; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Cook, covered, until crisp-tender, 4-7 minutes; drain.
  3. Place beans in a large bowl; toss with bacon and onion mixture. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Bacon-Onion Green Beans in Taste of Home December/January 2003, p16

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samoanjoy User ID: 2463701 205272
Reviewed Oct. 11, 2014

"The best green beans"

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alaskakaren User ID: 3921099 53197
Reviewed Apr. 13, 2013

"Try balsamic vinegar....YUM!"

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justmbeth User ID: 1196484 86609
Reviewed Nov. 11, 2011

"These were flavorful. Simple to make with ingredients on hand."

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mauishores User ID: 1088145 89262
Reviewed Jun. 11, 2011

"This is my favorite vegetable side dish! I served it when we hosted Easter -- everyone raved about it. There were not leftovers."

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FriedaG User ID: 1671534 120772
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2010

"Very tasty! And such an attractive presentation."

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scarlet286 User ID: 1078473 205271
Reviewed Mar. 31, 2009

"These were so yummy! My friend's not a very big green bean fan, and she loved them."

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