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Looking for ways to add some flavors to your standard green bean dish. This Awesome Green Beans recipe adds a variety of flavor bursts including bacon, onion, brown sugar and garlic.

Prep time
Bake/Cook time
0:30 to 0:25
8 servings
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Awesome Green Beans
Light Brown Sugar
Prep time :
Bake/Cook time :
0:30 to 0:25
Yield :
8 servings


  • 8 slices maple flavor bacon (maple flavor), cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons Dixie Crystals Light Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 pounds fresh green beans, rinsed and ends trimmed


  1. Place bacon in a 2-quart saucepan, begin to cook on medium heat for 5 minutes, mixing often. Once the bacon starts to brown add onions and sauté for an additional 5 minutes until onions begin to turn clear, mixing often.
  2. Add butter, minced garlic, Dixie Crystals light brown sugar, black pepper, salt, and water. Turn the heat up to high and bring to a boil (mix well).
  3. Add green beans, stir and cover saucepan with lid, turn heat to medium and let cook for 25-30 minutes. Stir occasionally and do not allow all water to evaporate.
  4. For softer green beans let sit in saucepan off heat for 10 additional minutes. Serve hot.
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