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Bacon Wrapped Green Beans

Do you have a green bean hater in your house? Try this simple, no-fail bacon and green bean recipe. You’ll convert everyone who tries them!

Yield: 10-12 bundles 1x
Prep: 10 minutesCook: 20 minutesTotal: 30 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 56 slices of bacon (Not thick cut)
  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 Tablespoon brown sugar

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Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Par cook the bacon. If using the stove, preheat a skillet to medium-high heat. Cook the bacon in it for just a few minutes. Right until the edges start to get brown. Remove bacon from the heat and dab to remove grease. You can also par cook bacon in the oven. It will likely be done in 5-10 minutes. Don’t over cook! Set aside. Once cooled, cut each piece in half. 
  3. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Boil green beans for about 2 minutes, until still crisp and only partially cooked through. Drain in a colander and run cold water over them to stop the cooking process. You could also put them in a bowl of ice water. 
  4. Wrap 5-6 green beans with 1/2 piece of bacon. Secure with a toothpick if necessary. 
  5. Melt the butter and stir in garlic powder. Brush the butter mixture over the green bean bundles. Be generous! 
  6. Sprinkle brown sugar evenly over the tops of the bundles. 
  7. Cook 15-20 minutes at 3500°F until the bacon is done to your preference.
© Author: Thriving Home
Cuisine: American Method: Baked