November 29, 2016

Green Bean Bundles with Bacon and Brown Sugar

Green Bean Bundles with Bacon and Brown Sugar: bacon wrapped green bean bundles topped with brown sugar make for the perfect side dish.

Green Bean Bundles with Bacon and Brown Sugar by A Teaspoon of Home

Green Bean Bundles with Bacon and Brown Sugar are a simple side dish that everyone will love! They are quick to make and taste delicious.

Green Bean Bundles with Bacon and Brown Sugar

Ingredients

  • 8 thick bacon slices
  • 6 T unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 t salt
  • 3/4 t roasted garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 lb. green beans, trimmed and blanched
  • 1/4 c firmly packed light brown sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line baking sheet with parchment.
  3. In a large nonstick fry pan over medium heat, cook the bacon in batches until the slices are beginning to brown along the edges.
  4. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate and let cool, then cut each slice in half crosswise.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together the butter, salt and garlic powder.
  6. Divide the green beans into 16 equal portions, about 6 beans each.
  7. Gather each portion into a neat bunch and wrap a half a slice of bacon around the center to hold the beans together.
  8. Place the bundles on the prepared baking sheet with the loose ends of bacon underneath.
  9. Sprinkle the brown sugar evenly over the bundles and drizzle with the butter mixture.
  10. Roast until the bacon is cooked through and browned, 20-25 min.
  11. Let stand for 3-5 minutes.
  12. Transfer the green bean bundles to a warmed platter and serve immediately.
  13. Serves 8-10.
  14. Recipe: Williams-Sonoma Kitchen
http://www.ateaspoonofhome.com/green-bean-bundles/

I love making them with turkey bacon, creating a healthier option for my growing family. My kids love the bundles and can never eat just one.

Green Bean Bundles with Bacon and Brown Sugar by A Teaspoon of Home

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Green Bean Bundles with Bacon and Brown Sugar by A Teaspoon of Home

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