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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
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 323kcal


  • 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


  • 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.
  • While the bacon is cooking, open and drain the green beans, then spread them out in a 9"x13" baking dish.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the brown sugar, melted butter, soy sauce and minced garlic . Pour it over the green beans.
  • 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.


Calories: 323kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 860mg | Potassium: 138mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 250IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg