Holiday Green Bean Bundles

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Dec. 27, 2011

This year for the Holidays make these Green Bean Bundles, It is fresh green beans, bacon, and a sweet and savory sauce. Simple and delicious! Mucho gusto!


Green beans 1 Pound ((But Get The Thinnest And Youngest Green Beans You Can Find))
Bacon 1/2 Pound , slice bacon in half
Butter 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Brown sugar 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Worcestershire sauce 1 Tablespoon
Garlic powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Cayenne pepper 1/4 Teaspoon


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Wash green beans and carefully lay them on a paper towel and place them in the microwave to steam for about 90 seconds. In a large skillet saute bacon until it is almost done, under cook the bacon, you will finish cooking the bacon in the oven. Meanwhile in a small saucepan combine butter, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, and cayenne pepper, and mix until the butter and brown sugar has blended. Take about 5 to 6 green beans and bundle them together by wrapping one piece of bacon around the green beans. Secure bacon with a tooth pick, and place into a 9 x 13 inch baking dish. Repeat until you run out of green beans or bacon.

Drizzle a couple of teaspoons of the seasoned butter over each green bean bundle. Bake green bean bundles until the bacon is crisp. Browning of the bacon should take about 10 - 15 minutes. Before serving, drizzle a the remaining sauce over the bacon bundles.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 390Calories from Fat 262

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 30 g46.2%

Saturated Fat 17 g85%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 327 mg13.63%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.7%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 18 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet