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Bacon-Onion Green Beans Recipe

Bacon-Onion Green Beans Recipe

I threw together the recipe to give some color to the plate. I knew all the relatives liked green beans, so I added onion, bacon, tasted sesame seeds and a little vinegar for a nice tang.—Karen Darrell, Wood River, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 6 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

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

"The best green beans"

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

"Try balsamic vinegar....YUM!"

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

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

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."

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

"Very tasty! And such an attractive presentation."

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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