Ditch your ordinary green bean recipes and try this incredible Arkansas Green Beans recipe instead! Featuring bacon and a savory sauce, this dish takes an old classic to a new level. It’s the perfect recipe for potlucks, holidays, parties, or family dinner! It’s sure to become your new go-to side dish.

Arkansas Green Beans Recipe

Kristi poses with ingredients.

Ingredients you will need:

  • 5 (15 oz.) cans green beans, drained
  • 12 slices of bacon, fried and chopped
  • 2/3 C. brown sugar
  • 1/4 C. butter, melted
  • 7 t. soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 t. garlic powder

Tip: Not a fan of canned green beans? No problem! Easily substitute 4 (16 oz.) bags of frozen green beans.

Preheat oven to 350°. Layer the green beans and bacon on the bottom of a 9″ x 13″ baking dish.

Kristi places green beans in Rada Rectangular Baker.

Mix together the brown sugar, butter, soy sauce, and garlic powder.

Kristi stirs sauce mixture.

Pour the brown sugar mixture over the bacon and green beans. Bake for 30 minutes at 350°. Alternatively, you can cook this in a slow cooker set to low heat for 5 to 6 hours.

Kristi pours sauce on green beans.

Serve with a slotted spoon and enjoy!

This delicious recipe will convert even the pickiest of eaters into green bean fanatics. Whether you call them Arkansas Green Beans, Crack Green Beans, or Smothered Green Beans, they’re sure to be a hit at the dinner table!

Kristi poses with completed green beans.

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Arkansas Bacon Green Beans Video Recipe

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Hi, it’s Kristi in the Rada Kitchen, and today I’m going to show you how to make Arkansas Bacon Green Beans.

First, put 5 cans of drained green beans and 12 slices of cooked bacon in a casserole dish. Mix together 2/3 cup brown sugar, ¼ cup melted butter, 7 teaspoons soy sauce, and 1 ½ teaspoon of garlic powder. Pour the mixture over the green beans and bacon. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can cook on a slow cooker for 5 to 6 hours on low.

And there you have amazing Arkansas Bacon Green Beans. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel, and visit our website at RadaCutlery.com.

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