Haricot Vert ( French Green Beans) With Bacon and Onions

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by AngelaSept

This is my old time favorite green bean recipe. I can have it as a meal, but my family loves it as a side dish to fish or chicken.

Top Review by sugarpea

This may be the only recipe that's an improvement on the plain beans. I also used and would recommend shallots rather than onions.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 lb French haricots vert (fresh or frozen)
  • 3 -4 slices bacon
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar


  1. Blanch Haricot verts.
  2. Fry bacon with onion until crispy and onions are caramelized.
  3. Add bacon and onions to the blanched beans.
  4. Add vinegar and sugar mix well and serve.

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