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Kansas Old Fashioned Green Beans. There's Bacon Involved, and with a sweet and sour dressing, you can't help but ask for 2nd's.

Kansas Old Fashioned Green Beans

Old Fashioned Green Bean Recipe, with bacon and a sweet and sour dressing. A side dish that will compliment any meat entree.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Old Fashioned Green Beans
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6
Author www.highlandsranchfoodie.com


  • 5 15 ounce cans green beans drained
  • 10-12 slices of bacon
  • cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup butter melted
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet (with edges, like this one) with foil. then spread out the bacon and bake it for 20 minutes, or until crispy.
  2. While the bacon is cooking, open and drain the green beans, then spread them out in a 9"x13" baking dish.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the brown sugar, melted butter, soy sauce and minced garlic . Pour it over the green beans.
  4. After the bacon is crispy, remove it from the oven, drain and chop it. Spread it over the green beans. Reduce the oven temperature to 350°F, then bake the beans for 40 minutes.