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This recipe for Green Beans with Bacon has many names: Texas Roadhouse Green Beans, Southern Style Green Beans, or Arkansas Green Beans, to name just a few. I make mine with fresh green beans and just the right amount of brown sugar for a little extra flavor.

Green Beans with Bacon

This recipe for Green Beans with Bacon has many names: Texas Roadhouse Green Beans, Southern Style Green Beans, or Arkansas Green Beans, to list just a few. I make mine with fresh green beans and just the right amount of brown sugar for a little extra flavor.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword bacon
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Calories 117 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds green beans stems trimmed
  • 8 slices bacon cut into 1/2" pieces
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp, about 5 minutes. Add the beans, brown sugar, and water.

  2. Stir gently; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; then cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender. Season to taste. Remove to a serving dish with a slotted spoon.