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Brown Sugar n' Bacon Green Beans

Rated as 4.8 out of 5 Stars

"My husband wants desperately for me to patent and sell this recipe to a canner, but I want to share it with you! It is a huge hit at Thanksgiving and Christmas in place of the standard green bean casserole."
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30 m servings 121
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Place bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until crisp, about 10 minutes. Drain bacon slices on paper towels, reserving 1 tablespoon bacon drippings. Crumble bacon.
  2. Bring water to a boil in a skillet. Add brown sugar, vegetable seasoning, and bacon drippings to water; cook and stir until brown sugar is dissolved, about 2 minutes. Add green beans and bacon to brown sugar mixture; season with salt. Reduce heat and simmer until green beans reach desired tenderness, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 121 calories; 4 17.2 6.5 10 289 Full nutrition

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My daughter in law and daughter can't have dairy so I was looking for an alternative to the traditional green bean dish. I made it with chicken broth and added an extra piece of bacon. This was...

I cut back the brown sugar a little bit, but would cut in half in the future, since it was just a little too sweet for us. This well could be just a personal taste preference, since we seem to ...

Very tasty way to make green beans. I only used a tablespoon of brown sugar, otherwise followed it to T and it was delicious. Bought the vegetable seasoning just for this recipe and it was worth...

this was amazing, everyone came back for seconds! and they requested it for the next party. great change to the same ole' green beans!!

I used maple bacon. Delicious!