Grandma Mac's Green Beans


These green beans reheat really well!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
4 cups


  • ¼ pound peppered bacon, chopped

  • 1 medium onion, sliced

  • 4 cups fresh green beans, trimmed

  • 1 teaspoon white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon seasoned salt

  • water as needed


  1. Place bacon in a large pot and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Add onion; cook until bacon just starts to brown a bit, 4 to 5 minutes. Add green beans and stir until coated in bacon grease. Add sugar, salt, seasoned salt, and just enough water to cover. Bring to a boil.

  2. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer until beans are soft, about 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

213 Calories
14g Fat
12g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 213
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 1159mg 50%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 20mg 100%
Calcium 52mg 4%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 273mg 6%

* 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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