Bacon Green Bean Bundles

Bacon Green Bean Bundles - Spend With Pennies

Bacon Green Bean Bundles.  Tender crisp green beans wrapped in bacon and brushed with a simple brown sugar glaze.  These are easy enough for a weeknight meal and pretty enough to impress your guests alongside a steak dinner!

INGREDIENTS:

  • Green beans (about 1 1/2 lbs) 6-8 beans per bundle
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 6 slices bacon
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Cook bacon on the stovetop until slightly cooked (You don’t want it crispy). Reserve any drippings.
  3. Trim and wash green beans. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add baking soda. Add green beans and cook 3 minutes until tender crisp. Remove from boiling water and place in a bowl of ice water to stop cooking.
  4. Dab beans dry and toss with reserved bacon drippings (about 2 teaspoons), garlic powder and salt & pepper to taste.
  5. Cut each slice of bacon in half and wrap around about 6-8 green beans, secure with a toothpick and place on a parchment lined pan.
  6. Combine brown sugar with 1 tablespoon of water and lightly brush over each bundle.
  7. Roast 20-22 minutes or until bacon is crisp and beans are lightly roasted.
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Bacon Green Bean Bundles have tender crisp green beans wrapped in bacon and brushed with a simple brown sugar glaze. These are easy enough for a weeknight meal and pretty enough to impress your guests alongside a steak dinner!