Brown Sugar Green Beans with Bacon

Brown Sugar Green Beans With Bacon Recipe

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Anita Hoffman


These beans are so incredibly flavorful and make the perfect side dish, especially for the holidays.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
15 Min


  • 2 lb
    fresh green beans, ends trimmed
  • 4-6
    strips bacon, chopped
  • 2/3 c
    brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced garlic
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Brown Sugar Green Beans with Bacon


  1. Place beans in a large pot and cover beans with water.
    Cover pot and bring to a boil over high heat, Boil until beans are tender, but not soggy ( to the point they can be easily pierced with a fork.)
    Drain pot and rinse beans in cold water. Set aside.
  2. In a skillet, cook bacon over medium high heat 6-8 minutes until fully cooked, but not yet crispy. (do not drain grease.)
  3. Add brown sugar, Dijon mustard, and garlic to the pan and stir until all the ingredients are combined.
    Add green beans and continue to stir until sauce is bubbly and green beans are thoroughly coated in the sauce (4-6 minutes).
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve hot.

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About Brown Sugar Green Beans with Bacon

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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