Green Beans with Bacon and Caramelized Onions

Green Beans with Bacon and Caramelized Onions is an easy and flavorful side dish that’s perfect with many chicken and beef dishes. It’s sure to become a staple at holiday and special occasion meals.

It’s full of great flavors. I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve been asked for this recipe. It’s THAT good!


– Green beans – Bacon  – Sweet onions – Butter  – Garlic  – Cider vinegar


Cook bacon until crisp in a large skillet. Remove bacon, drain and crumble, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings in the skillet.


Add butter to drippings in skillet. Cook and stir over medium heat until melted.


Add onions and garlic to skillet. Cover and cook over medium-low heat about 12 minutes or until onions are tender, stirring occasionally.


Uncover, add vinegar and brown sugar. Cook and stir over medium-high heat about 4 minutes or until onions are golden.


Meanwhile, cook green beans in a large saucepan in a small amount of lightly slated water about 10 minutes or just until crisp-tender. Drain.

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