Sweet and Sour Green Beans Recipe

Apple cider vinegar, bacon, and onion add a perfect blend of flavors for these beans.

Sweet and Sour Green Beans Recipe

How To Make Sweet and Sour Green Beans

This simple sweet and sour Green Beans will leave a tangy kick flavor to your usual vegetable meals. Give it a try and you'll see yourself craving for more!

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 20 mins


  • 1 lb green beans, blanched and sliced into 2-inch long strips
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • ¾ cup chicken stock, or water
  • 3 bacon slices , roughly 3 oz, chopped
  • 1 cup red onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • salt and ground black pepper , to taste


  1. Cook bacon in a medium skillet with oil over medium-high heat, and stir occasionally until well-browned.

  2. Add onion and saute until translucent.

  3. Add the flour and roast briefly.

  4. Deglaze with vinegar and reduce briefly.

  5. Add water or chicken broth and sugar. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and stir in the green beans.

  6. Continue cooking at a low simmer until beans are hot.

  7. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Adjust accordingly and serve!


  • Sugar: 16g
  • :
  • Calcium: 80mg
  • Calories: 225kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 28g
  • Cholesterol: 16mg
  • Fat: 10g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g
  • Potassium: 531mg
  • Protein: 8g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Sodium: 246mg
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 1054IU
  • Vitamin C: 23mg
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