Make these German-style, bacon-flavored beans as a side dish to roast beef or pork.

Source: Midwest Living


Recipe Summary

30 mins
4 to 6 side-dish servings


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • If using fresh green beans, in a medium saucepan, cook beans and onion in a small amount of boiling salted water for 20 to 25 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender. Drain. (For frozen beans, cook beans and onion following package directions.)

  • Meanwhile, in a medium skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Transfer bacon to paper towels to drain. Crumble bacon; set aside. Reserve drippings in skillet.

  • Stir flour into bacon drippings. Stir in vinegar, water, sugar, salt, and pepper. Cook and stir until mixture is thickened and bubbly; cook and stir for 1 minute more.

  • Pour vinegar mixture over warm beans. Add crumbled bacon. Toss to coat. Makes 4 to 6 side-dish servings.

Nutrition Facts

129 calories; fat 4g; cholesterol 7mg; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 20g; insoluble fiber 4g; sugars 12g; protein 5g; vitamin a 923.2IU; vitamin c 8.3mg; sodium 281mg; potassium 286mg; calcium 454.4mg; iron 0.2mg.