yields 4-6 servings
1/2 pound bacon, cut into small chunks
1 onion, chopped
2 pounds green beans, ends trimmed and cut into manageable sized pieces
2 tablespoons vinegar
2 tablespoons sugar
salt and pepper to taste
Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add
bacon and fry until crispy. Remove the bacon to a paper-towel lined
plate and spoon out several Tablespoons of bacon grease and reserve for
another use. Add the onion to the bacon grease and cook until softened. Add the
green beans and cook until tender-crispy, or your desired tenderness.
Add the sugar and vinegar and stir well. Add the bacon back to the pan
and cook, stirring, for another minute or two. Season to taste with
salt and pepper.
bacon recipe courtesy of: Cate, Girl Cooks World, October 31, 2011, adapted from Southern Plate: Classic Comfort Food That Makes Everyone Feel Like Family, by Christy Jordan; William Morrow Cookbooks, 2010