Green Baked Beans are easy enough to have a weekly dinner and are good enough to prepare for guests!
The tender green beans are wrapped in smoked bacon and brown sugar and roasted (or fried) until golden.
Green Beans Are Made Special
Every dinner requires a veggie side, but raw bacon wrapped in bacon can also be used as a beverage!
As they roast, the beans and bacon caramelize add a lot of flavor.
You can use frozen beans in this recipe, you will need to melt it first.
We like these because they can be prepared early and roasted before serving.
We love to offer raw beans with almost any meal from Classic Green Bean Casserole to these green bean wrapped in bacon.
GREEN Beans: Choose fresh or frozen green beans as they are easy to wrap. Frozen green beans should be melted.
BACON: Choose a standard sliced bacon. Thickly sliced bacon needs a long time to cook which will make the beans very ripe. Pre-cooked bacon can be used.
DIFFERENCES: Add asparagus to beans or a few slices of red pepper for a holiday meal. Try different bakery flavors like maple or smoked pepper!
How To Make Green Beans With Bacon
Cook the bacon lightly (frying or frying for about 3-4 minutes) and then add the drippings.
Boil the green beans for a few minutes (according to the recipe below) and soak them in ice water.
Sprinkle bacon with bundles of green beans and sprinkle with brown sugar.
Rosa in the oven or in an air fryer. Sprinkle with chopped almonds, if desired.
Blanching means boiling vegetables immediately and dipping them in ice water to stop cooking.
Refining the green beans helps them to maintain their bright green color, retains their ‘quick’ texture, and enhances their flavor.
This keeps them bright green and works for almost all green vegetables.
Before cooking bacon to extract more fat. This will help the Christmas without cooking the beans.
These can be roasted in the oven or cooked in an air fryer.
Pre-cooked bacon can be used locally.
Blanch (boil and wash with ice) green beans to get the best texture. Make sure you dry it well before wrapping.
Prepare in advance and bake at the last minute.
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Did you make these bunches of green beans? Be sure to leave a comment and comment below!
Bacon Wrapped in Bundles of Green Beans
PREPARE TIME 10 minutes
Cook TIME 30 minutes
TOTAL TIME 40 minutes
Soft green beans wrapped in bacon and mixed with a glass of brown sugar are easy enough for a weekend dinner and are good enough for a holiday table!