Green Beans German Style
Total TimePrep: 25 min. Cook: 10 min.
- 1 pound fresh green beans, cut into 2-inch pieces
- 3 bacon strips, diced
- 1 medium onion, quartered and sliced
- 2 teaspoons cornstarch
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
- Place beans in a saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain and set aside.
- In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels. Drain, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings. In the same skillet, saute onion in drippings until tender.
- In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, salt, mustard and water until smooth. Stir into onion. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in brown sugar and vinegar. Add the beans; heat thought. Sprinkle with bacon.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 160 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 280mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 4g fiber), 4g protein.
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Jun 27, 2017
Thisrrecipe remind me of German potato salad. The green beans is a nice twist.
Oct 17, 2015
This was really good! It was a nice new way to have green beans. We made them for our own little Oktoberfest and it went great with the brats and sauerkraut we bought from a German deli.
Apr 5, 2015
Just like grandma's!
Nov 3, 2012
What a yummy way to make beans.... I didn't have any bacon but it tasted good anyways!
Sep 30, 2010
This is such a great recipe. I was looking for a recipe to make green beans taste better and thanks to you, I found it. I will definately make this again
Apr 24, 2010
Excellent recipe. I made this with grilled halibut.