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Easy Side Dish Recipes – Green Beans with Sweet Onions and Bacon

  • Author: Mavis Butterfield



1 lb green beans, trimmed
4 strips of bacon, cooked and chopped
1 onion, sliced thin
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large stock pot blanch beans, cool, and set aside.
  2. Cook bacon in a heavy skillet.
  3. When bacon is finished cooking, place on paper towels to drain.
  4. Saute onions in bacon grease.
  5. Once the onions are cooked, toss in the beans, red pepper flakes and stir until coated.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.