Sweet and Sour Green Beans Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Sweet and Sour Green Beans Recipe
  • READY IN 27 mins

Sweet and Sour Green Beans

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"A slightly tart green bean side dish flavored with onion and bacon. Goes great with ham or pork."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    17 mins
  • READY IN

    27 mins

Directions

  1. Cook bacon in a medium skillet over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until well-browned. Add onion and cook until translucent. Stir in flour and cook 2 minutes more.
  2. Pour vinegar and 3/4 cup of the reserved green bean liquid into the pan. Add sugar, salt, and pepper, and stir to combine. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and stir in the green beans. Continue cooking at a low simmer until beans are hot.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Apr 04, 2004

I loved these. I used fresh beans and boiled them and saved water for the recipe as called for. Was tasty and I love to find a good side dish since I always can pick a good main course but always seem to stumble with what to prepare with it. I will definitely make these again!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 28, 2007

Nothing spectacular but they were okay.

 
Apr 01, 2005

Great!!!! A favorite. Made a few changes. Used frozen green beans because I hate the canned taste. Used balsamic vinegar insted of apple cider vinegar and added some white wine. also since im an ex-smoker(after 17 years) I need alitle more seasonings for my taste so I used Seasoned salt and a few dashes of garlic powder. AWSOME This has become a much requested family favorite.

 
Mar 06, 2004

These were sooooo good! Between the salt in the bacon and in the canned green beans, I eliminated the tsp. from the recipe. Other than that, I didn't change a thing and we all agreed that this was a very tasty side that I will certainly make again. Thanks Debbie!

 
Mar 27, 2008

I love these beans! I use a very similar recipe, although it has a scant cup of sugar and no salt and pepper. After cooking the liquid until thickened, I add the green beans and sprinkle bacon on top, then bake at 350 until it is bubbly. Yummy!!

 
Mar 02, 2008

MMMMM! I used frozen green beans instead of canned. If you like that sweet and sour flavor you will love these.

 
Mar 22, 2011

WOW - this was wonderful!! I used blanched and frozen green beans from last year's garden and tossed in a tomato and some sliced mushrooms that needed to be eaten. What a great way to eat green beans!!

 
Jun 02, 2006

Great recipe!! This is my favorite green bean recipe. For a short-cut, you can buy S&W Dilled Green Beans, just add bacon and onions.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 83 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 12.6 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 2 g
  • 3%
  • Fiber
  • 2.9 g
  • 11%
  • Protein
  • 3.3 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 893 mg
  • 36%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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