Brown Sugar Bacon Green Beans


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Green beans are a quick and easy side that can go great with almost any meal. While there can be many different way to prepare them this is by far the best. It’s super easy to make and is guaranteed to make everyone want seconds.

One of the keys to making this as simple as possible? I use canned green beans! Seriously, if you can open a can (or two, in this case) of green beans, you can make. And everyone will love it!

brown sugar bacon green beans

Brown Sugar Bacon Green Beans Ingredients:

  • 2 cans of green beans
  • 3 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 6 slices of bacon- uncooked


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 F.
  2. Open the green beans and drain almost all the water from both cans and add to a 8 x 11 casserole dish.
  3. Cut up your bacon into 1 – 2 inch sections and mix with green beans
  4. Sprinkle the brown sugar on top and mix.
  5. Cook for 20 minutes or until bacon is cooked.

That is it! This recipe will quickly become a go to for any gathering. Hope you enjoy it as much as I do!

Originally published October 23, 2017

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Amanda is a part time Physician Assistant but is a full time mom/wife with a daughter, son, and a furbaby. She grew up in Tennessee and St. Louis but Oklahoma now feels like home. She is a lover of all things old and junk and loves to collect old items that she doesn't have room for. She enjoys traveling, watching and playing sports, and being with friends and family- so basically your typical extrovert!

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  1. Finally a way my kids eat green beans without complaint. My 10-year-Old tries the “I’m allergic” nonsense with veggies. But bacon will help!

  2. Reesa Lewandowski on

    Oh! I never know how to make green beans. I feel like I never make them with flavor. I need to give this a try!!

  3. This looks like a fast and easy recipe for Thanksgiving. One of our guests wants to bring something, but is a single mom with a full-time job. I’ll send her your recipe as a suggestion.

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