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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 66.0
  • Total Fat: 1.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 6.2 mg
  • Sodium: 99.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.1 g
  • Protein: 3.3 g

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southern green beans

Submitted by: CARANA


Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    4 cups green beans
    1/2 c turkey bacon, chopped
    1 small onion, minced
    2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
    2 teaspoons sugar

Directions

Cook green beans in 1-inch simmering water, covered, for 6 minutes. Drain and set aside. Return skillet to stove and set burnier to medium high. Add bacon and brown. When fat begins to render, add chopped onions to the pan and cook until tender with the bacon. Add cooked green beans and turn to coat in bacon drippings and onions. When the beans are hot, bacon crisp at edges, and onions translucent, add vinegar to the pan and season beans with sugar. Allow the vinegar to evaporate and the sugar to combine with pan drippings, 1-2 minutes, then serve.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CARANA.





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  • Incredible!
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    Delicious...and so easy to make. This recipe is a keeper! - 9/19/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Just like the ones I used to make, only better for you. - 1/3/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I never want to eat plain green beans again. This was soooo good!! - 8/11/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Just like the bacon dripping drenched ones my mom makes that are oh so good! - 3/19/07

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  • Awesome recipe. I change mine up a bit. I use maple-flavored bacon and add 1/2 tsp minced garlic. I also eliminate the sugar and vinegar. My husband is from the midwest and believes the term "bean" only refers to green beans :). He loves this recipe and so we use it often. - 7/22/12

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  • going to try it for the Fourth - 6/27/10

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  • This is excellent because my fiance loves bacon in his green beans, and we have been looking for a healthier version! - 2/14/10

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  • This is very tasty...I will definitely make it again... - 2/2/10

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