Spicy and Sweet Green Beans

Spicy and Sweet Green Beans

Debbie Kumanchik

"These green beans are a family favorite! Serve with any pork recipe containing apples for a pleasant taste bud surprise!"
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Ingredients

30 m servings 60 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 60 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 1.5 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.8g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 3 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 367 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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Directions

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  1. Place the bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Remove bacon with a slotted spoon to a plate lined with paper towel.
  2. Drain and discard liquid from 1 can of green beans; empty both cans into a saucepan over low heat. Bring to a simmer; add bacon and sweet onion.
  3. Increase heat to medium-low. Stir cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg into the green beans. Cook the mixture until the onions are transparent but not yet soft, about 10 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • I don't use measuring spoons for this recipe. I take a small spoon from my drawer and add two heaps of brown sugar (which I'm assuming is about the same amount as two tablespoons) and sprinkle on the chili powder according to taste.
  • It's okay to substitute real bacon bits to cut down on time.

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This is a nice way to dress up a boring can of string beans. They were more sweet than spicy to me, so I might try adding a dash of cayenne next time. Otherwise, very nice. Thanks.

Made for my family and they all liked it but said it was a bit too sweet. Will m ale them again and cut back on the brown sugar.

Didn't have bacon on hand so I pan fried some cut up ham which worked just fine. Also, I agree that it didn't necessarily have a spicy kick to it, but the sweetness combined with the ham was sti...

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