Bacon & Brown Sugar Green Beans

Brown sugar and red pepper flakes add a sweet-heat kick that everyone will ask for again and again. Double the recipe to make plenty.
Bacon & Brown Sugar Green Beans

Serves

6
Prep Time
5 min.
Cook Time
15 min.
Brown sugar and red pepper flakes add a sweet-heat kick that everyone will ask for again and again. Double the recipe to make plenty.
Ingredients
6 slices bacon [or turkey bacon] 2 cans (14.5oz.ea.) Del Monte® Cut Green Beans, well drained 2 Tbsps. packed dark brown sugar ¼ tsp. dried red pepper flakes
Directions
  1. Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat about 5 minutes or until crisp. Place bacon on paper towels. Drain all but 1 Tbsp. bacon drippings.
  2. Return skillet to medium-high heat; add beans, sugar and red pepper flakes. Cook 6 to 7 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
  3. Top beans with crumbled bacon before serving.
NOTES: If using turkey bacon, add 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil in Step 2.   Recipe may be doubled. For best browning results, cook beans in two batches before topping with bacon.
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