A perfect balance of sweet and tangy, sweet and sour green beans with crispy bacon and onion is one of my favorite Southern side dishes.
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: green beans
1/2packagebacon6 or 7 slices
32ouncesfrench-style green beansor other green beans
salt and pepper to taste
Cut bacon into one-inch segments and place the bacon and chopped onion in a skillet. Cook over medium heat until browned, stirring often. Remove to a plate.
1/2 package bacon, 1/2 chopped onion
Add beans to bacon grease and continue cooking over medium heat until they are to desired tenderness. Add vinegar and sugar and stir. Add bacon and onions back and let simmer for a few minutes, stirring often. Salt and pepper to taste.
1/2 chopped onion, 32 ounces french-style green beans, 2 tbsp vinegar, 2 tbsp sugar, salt and pepper to taste