Delicious Green Beans and Bacon Recipe

This delicious green beans and bacon recipe is best when you use fresh green beans straight out of the garden. We all know that bacon makes everything better, and they make these green beans taste great!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword bacon, green beans
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 6 slices of bacon chopped in 1 inch pieces
  • 1 medium onion sliced
  • 1 T. vinegar
  • ~1/2 c. water
  • 3 T. packed brown sugar
  • fresh green beans


  1. Saute bacon and onion until onion is translucent and bacon is almost cooked
  2. Add 1 T. vinegar to a half cup measuring cup
  3. Fill that 1/2 c. the rest of the way with water
  4. Add brown sugar
  5. Add fresh green beans (enough to fill your skillet)
  6. Cook on low heat for approximately 30 minutes