However, we went above and beyond: we mixed up a delicious baste of bacon drippings and butter to pour over our beans.For a little extra sweetness, we also hit these bundles with a quick brown sugar glaze. First of all, almost anything is better with bacon, and veggies are no exception! Bacon Green Beans are a super simple and flavorful side dish to add to any meal. Pour brown sugar mixture over green beans, gently stirring if needed. Rated 5 out of 5 by k9cognac from Great Recipe I made this for Christmas dinner, but would make a few modifications next time. I used haricot verts and turkey Cook bacon pieces halfway (cook longer if you want crispier bacon) and set aside on a paper towel covered plate. Season brown sugar mixture with garlic salt (about 1-2 tsps). Nice, crispy bacon tastes great wrapped around some roasted green beans. Drain green beans and add to baking dish. Melt butter in bowl and stir in brown sugar until combined. Fresh green beans with toasted garlic, crispy bacon and just a bit of brown sugar are a guaranteed hit. Easy enough for any day of the week and delicious enough for holiday dinners and celebrations.