Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is definitely an unhealthy old southern recipe that we continue to make for all large family gatherings. My oldest son (age 23) makes this when he goes to friends' homes. He said he's never had any left to bring home.


  1. Slice bacon into 1 inch pieces, (easiest way is to cut with scissors).
  2. Put bacon into a large pot and begin to fry.
  3. While bacon is frying, coarsely chop onion.
  4. When bacon is about 1/2 way done, add onion and continue frying until bacon is semi crisp. (Do NOT drain grease).
  5. Drain green beans and dump into bacon and onions. Stir.
  6. Continue to cook for 30 minutes on medium, stirring occasionally.
  7. Serve.


Most Helpful

Easy and tasty green beans! I cut the recipe down to 2 servings and really enjoyed this easy way to dress up canned beans - thanks for sharing the recipe! Made for the Best of 2010 Event (recommended by lazyme)

loof February 04, 2011

Yummers! I can't believe that these haven't been reviewed before now. I cut the servings back to 1 can of beans and adjusted the rest of the ingredients accordingly. Great side dish! Thanks for sharing. Made for Bargain Basement Tag.

lazyme July 10, 2010

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