Arkansas Green Beans


These brown sugar green beans are sweet, savory, and smell fabulous in the oven. My family would drink the sauce to this green bean dish if I let them! Your family will never look at green beans the same again.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
55 mins


  • 5 (15 ounce) cans green beans, drained

  • 7 slices bacon

  • cup brown sugar

  • ¼ cup butter, melted

  • 7 teaspoons soy sauce

  • 1 ½ teaspoons garlic powder


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Place drained green beans in a 9x13-inch baking pan.

  3. Arrange bacon in a single layer on a microwave-safe plate. Cook in the microwave until slightly cooked, about 2 minutes. Lay bacon over green beans.

  4. Mix together brown sugar, melted butter, soy sauce, and garlic powder in a small bowl. Pour over green beans and bacon.

  5. Bake, uncovered, in the preheated oven for 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

146 Calories
7g Fat
16g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 146
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 736mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 6mg 29%
Calcium 48mg 4%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 208mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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