Bacon Glazed Green Beans

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5 from 7 votes
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes
These easy Bacon Glazed Green Beans are INCREDIBLE!

These Glazed Bacon Green Beans are one of my family’s favorite side dishes!

These easy Bacon Glazed Green Beans are INCREDIBLE!

One of the most popular side dishes on my website are my Bacon Glazed Carrots.  This post gets thousands of views – especially around the holidays.

It’s sweet and salty and loaded with bacon.  What’s not to love?!

My neighbor brought over a bunch of green beans from his garden so I thought I would try the recipe with green beans.

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These easy Bacon Glazed Green Beans are INCREDIBLE!

These turned out so incredibly good!  I had to make a double batch because I know my guys would devour them…which they did.

This recipe is definitely a keeper! I’l be making it again and again!

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Bacon Glazed Green Beans

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These easy Bacon Glazed Green Beans are INCREDIBLE!
5 from 7 votes

Glazed Bacon Green Beans

Yield: 6
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes
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  • 1 pound of fresh green beans
  • 3 slices bacon
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper


  • Blanch green beans in boiling water for 3 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • Drain and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, In a large skillet, cook bacon until crisp.
  • Remove bacon and drain on paper towels. Crumble and set aside.
  • Reserve 1 tablespoon of bacon drippings in skillet.
  • Saute onion in bacon drippings over medium-high heat for 3 minutes or until tender.
  • Stir in brown sugar, pepper and blanched green beans.
  • Cook for 5 minutes or until beans are glazed and heated through.
  • Serve with crumbled bacon on top.
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Course: Side Dish

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