Bessemer Farmers Market
A Certified Farmers Market
Sweet-and-Sour Green Beans
This is based on a recipe from the Tractor Supply “Out Here” Cookbook.
2 lbs. fresh green beans
3 medium green onions, sliced
6 bacon slices
½ cup brown sugar
½ cup red wine vinegar
Trim beans and slice if preferred.
Cook beans in boiling salted water to cover for 9 to 11 minutes or until just crisp, but tender. Drain.
Plunge into salted ice water. Drain.
Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium high heat 5 or 6 minutes until crisp. Remove bacon slices and drain on paper towels, reserving 1 Tbsp. bacon grease in skillet. Crumble bacon.
Stir in brown sugar and vinegar and sliced onions. Cook 5 minutes until onions soften and sugar dissolves, stirring occasionally.
Add beans and bacon to skillet, tossing to coat. Cook 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated.