Sweet-sour Beans and Carrots

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by keen5

This delicious side dish goes well with German dishes, pork cutlets or a roast. Prep & cook times are approximate.

Top Review by Roxygirl in Colorado

We enjoyed this colorful side along with mustard chicken. I used ready cooked bacon (which did not yield hardly any grease) which made it a bit dry, but the apples added some moisture and great flavor. Thanks Keen, for posting! Roxygirl

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place carrots in a large saucepan and cover with water.
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. Cook, uncovered, for 4 minutes.
  4. Stir in beans.
  5. Return to a boil.
  6. Cook mixture 5-6 minutes longer or until the beans and carrots are tender.
  7. Drain.
  8. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp.
  9. Remove to paper towels to drain.
  10. Saute onions in drippings until tender.
  11. Add the apples, vinegar, sugar and salt; mix well.
  12. Cover and cook until apples are tender, about 2 minutes.
  13. Stir in bean mixture; heat through.
  14. Sprinkle with bacon.

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