Sautéed Green Beans and Onions With Bacon

Total Time
20mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

I got this recipe from a Cooking Light cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Trim green beans and cut in half.
  2. Cook beans in boiling water for 4 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  3. Rinse with cold water; drain and pat dry.
  4. Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until crisp.
  5. Remove bacon from pan, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings in pan.
  6. Crumble bacon and set aside.
  7. Add onions to drippings, cook 3 minutes stirring occasionally.
  8. Add sugar and thyme, cook 3 minutes or until onions are golden brown.
  9. Add beans and cook for 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  10. Add vinegar, salt and pepper; toss to coat.
  11. Stir in crumbled bacon just before serving.
Most Helpful

I've never really used cocktail onions for anything other than appetiser trays so was intrigued to try this...is a nice blend of salty & sweet & tangy..nice for something different..thanks for posting!

**Mandy** August 05, 2011

I omitted the sugar but other than that followed the recipe. Very easy to do. And it tastes so good with the bacon and onions. Thanks AZPARZYCH :) Made for Make my recipe tag game

Boomette February 02, 2011

I love green beans and I really loved these! I just used a yellow onion and cut it up into medium sized pieces. I enjoyed the slight sweetness from the sugar. I have already made these twice! Thanks for the recipe.

GibbyLou April 18, 2010