Imperial Sugar
Imperial Sugar

Awesome Green Beans


  • 8 slices maple flavor bacon (maple flavor), cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons Imperial Sugar Light Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 pounds fresh green beans, rinsed and ends trimmed
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 4 cups water


  1. Place bacon in a 2-quart saucepan, begin to cook on medium heat for 5 minutes, mixing often. Once the bacon starts to brown add onions and sauté for an additional 5 minutes until onions begin to turn clear, mixing often.
  2. Add butter, minced garlic, Dixie Crystals light brown sugar, black pepper, salt, and water. Turn the heat up to high and bring to a boil (mix well).
  3. Add green beans, stir and cover saucepan with lid, turn heat to medium and let cook for 25-30 minutes. Stir occasionally and do not allow all water to evaporate.
  4. For softer green beans let sit in saucepan off heat for 10 additional minutes. Serve hot.