A dish of Arkansas Green Beans with a Rada Cook's Spoon w/Holes.
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Arkansas Green Beans Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10


  • 5 (15 oz.) cans green beans, drained or 4 (16 oz.) bags frozen
  • 12 slices bacon fried and chopped
  • 2/3 C. brown sugar
  • 1/4 C. butter melted
  • 7 t. soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 t. garlic powder


  • Preheat oven to 350°. Layer the green beans and bacon on the bottom of a 9″ x 13″ baking dish.
  • Mix together the brown sugar, butter, soy sauce, and garlic powder. Stir well.
  • 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.
  • Serve with a slotted spoon and enjoy!


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