Green Beans and Caramelized Onions

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 50 mins

This is one of my favorite ways to make green beans. I use canned beans for convenience, but you could substitute fresh or frozen with great results too.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large non-stick skillet, cook bacon over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp, stirring occasionally. Remove with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels.
  2. Pour off all but 1-2 tablespoons bacon drippings.
  3. Add onions; cook over medium-low heat 35 to 40 minutes or until very soft, stirring occasionally.
  4. Meanwhile, warm green beans in microwave.
  5. Stir in vinegar and sugar into onions. Increase heat to medium-high; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until liquid is evaporated.
  6. Stir in green beans and bacon; toss lightly.
  7. Season with salt and pepper, as desired.
  8. Serve immediately.


Most Helpful

Good beans. Simple and tasty. They went well with chicken fried steak for a nice comfort meal. Thanks Chris from Kansas. Made for Bargain Basement tag.

lazyme September 18, 2011

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