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Green Beans with Bacon


This easy recipe uses canned or cooked green beans, along with bacon and seasonings.

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes


  • 2 cans (about 16 ounces each) cut green beans, drained, or 16 to 20 ounces frozen green beans, cooked and drained
  • 5 slices bacon
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • dash pepper


In a large skillet cook bacon until crisp. Drain bacon on paper towels, leaving 1 tablespoon of drippings in the skillet. Crumble bacon and set aside. In remaining drippings, cook onion until just tender. In a bowl or measuring cup, combine water and vinegar; stir in cornstarch. Add liquid to skillet with sugar, salt, and pepper. Cook, stirring, until thick and bubbly. Add drained green beans, stirring to coat with the sauce. Heat through; transfer green beans to serving dish and top with crumbled bacon. Green beans with bacon serves 4 to 6.

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