A fast and easy to bring together dish of fresh green beans wrapped in smoked bacon and covered in a brown sugar sauce.
This dish is an excellent addition to your dinner table as a side dish.
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When buying fresh green beans they should be firm and should snap when bent in half.
You’ll want to trim both ends off before wrapping them in bacon. You can cut the pods to shorter lengths, as well.
Frozen or canned green beans will not work with this recipe.
French green beans called haricots verts, are a more slender bean pod then regular green beans. But they will work just fine with this recipe.
Bacon Wrapped Green Beans
1 pound green beans, fresh and ends snipped
16 oz. bacon, hardwood smoked with maple flavoring
1 cup brown sugar, packed
½ cup butter (2 sticks), melted
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Mix brown sugar and melted butter in a small bowl.
Grease a 13 x 9 baking pan.
Cut raw bacon strips in half. Roll 3-4 green beans in bacon. Continue to roll beans until baking dish is full.
Pour brown sugar mixture over wrapped beans. Place in oven 30 minutes or until bacon is done.