Bacon-Wrapped Green Bean Bundles Recipe
Indulge in this delectable dish that combines the savory goodness of bacon with the fresh flavors of green beans. These bacon-wrapped green bean bundles are an absolute delight! Gather your ingredients and let’s get cooking.
- 1 lb fresh green beans, trimmed
- 8 slices of bacon
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons butter, melted
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
- Blanch the green beans in boiling water for about 2 minutes, then immediately transfer them to a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking process. This will help retain their vibrant green color.
- Drain the green beans and pat them dry using a kitchen towel or paper towel.
- Take a bundle of 8-10 green beans and wrap a slice of bacon around the center, securing it with a toothpick. Repeat this step for all the remaining green beans.
- Place the bacon-wrapped green bean bundles in a baking dish.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the melted butter, brown sugar, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper.
- Brush the mixture over the bacon-wrapped green bean bundles, making sure they are evenly coated.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until the bacon is crispy, and the green beans are tender.
- Remove from the oven and let them cool for a few minutes.
- Transfer the bacon-wrapped green bean bundles to a serving platter, and remove the toothpicks before serving.
These bacon-wrapped green bean bundles make a perfect side dish for any meal. Whether you’re hosting a backyard barbecue or a cozy family dinner, they are sure to be a hit. The combination of smoky bacon, caramelized brown sugar, and tender-crisp green beans creates a flavor profile that will tantalize your taste buds.
So, why wait? Treat yourself and your loved ones to this mouthwatering recipe. Bacon-wrapped green bean bundles are an excellent way to level up your vegetable game. Enjoy!
Image 1: Bacon-Wrapped Green Bean Bundles
Image 2: Tangy Bacon Green Beans
Note: This content was created in a culturally diverse tone, embracing inclusivity and celebrating culinary excellence. The recipe was inspired by various sources and adapted to suit individual preferences.