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    Sweet and Sour Green Beans

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    Anita73's Note:

    This recipe turns plain canned green beans into an elegant, absolutely delicious side dish!

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cook bacon until crisp and remove from pan.
    2. 2
      Drain on paper towels.
    3. 3
      Saute onion in drippings.
    4. 4
      Add brown sugar, vinegar and green beans.
    5. 5
      Crumble bacon into mixture.
    6. 6
      Simmer 20-30 minutes.
    7. 7
      Garnish with almonds and pimento, if desired.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 27, 2008

      45

      these green beans turned out pretty good. The recipe doesnt state if the green beans should be drained or not. I didnt drain mine and there was alot of juice. The flavor was good but I ended up adding more brown sugar to level out the vinegar a little more. I will probably serve these again but with variation.

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    • on September 02, 2008

      55

      I loved these beans. I was leary of the brown sugar, but they were perfect. I used six slices of bacon because it was the end of the package. Sauted the onions in olive oil. Thanks for a very good recipe.

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    • on September 12, 2007

      55

      These are delicious! I had them at a wedding last weekend and went in search of a recipe. I've had them with and without the almonds, both ways are good. I've never tried the pimiento, though. VERY tasty.

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    Nutritional Facts for Sweet and Sour Green Beans

    Serving Size: 1 (142 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 143.5
     
    Calories from Fat 47
    32%
    Total Fat 5.2 g
    8%
    Saturated Fat 1.7 g
    8%
    Cholesterol 7.7 mg
    2%
    Sodium 106.9 mg
    4%
    Total Carbohydrate 22.6 g
    7%
    Dietary Fiber 4.0 g
    16%
    Sugars 15.2 g
    61%
    Protein 3.4 g
    6%

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