Southern Fried Green Beans


These fried green beans with bacon taste like they have been cooked all day, but they only take minutes to make. They are a favorite of our family and guests.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
35 mins


  • 5 slices bacon, diced

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans green beans, drained

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Place bacon in a skillet; cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned and crisp. Mix green beans and sugar into bacon. Cook over medium-high heat until green beans become soft and limp and start to caramelize.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

203 Calories
16g Fat
9g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 203
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 635mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 6mg 28%
Calcium 39mg 3%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 218mg 5%

* 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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