These green bean bundles with bacon are a really good solution if you are not in the mood for cooking or have a lot of time to cook something big. Also, as we know green beans are very good our health and bacon is a good source where to get your protein.
Bacon Green Bean Bundles
- Green beans about 1 1/2 lbs 6-8 beans per bundle
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 6 slices bacon
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- salt & pepper to taste
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Cook bacon on the stovetop until slightly cooked (You don’t want it crispy). Reserve any drippings.
Trim and wash green beans. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add baking soda. Add green beans and cook 3 minutes until tender crisp. Remove from boiling water and place in a bowl of ice water to stop cooking.
Dab beans dry and tosses with reserved bacon drippings (about 2 teaspoons), garlic powder and salt & pepper to taste.
Cut each slice of bacon in half and wrap around about 6-8 green beans, secure with a toothpick and place on a parchment lined the pan.
Combine brown sugar with 1 tablespoon of water and lightly brush over each bundle.
Roast 20-22 minutes or until bacon is crisp and beans are lightly roasted.
You can find more information how to prepare these tasty bacon green bean bundles HERE