Spicy Green Beans Recipe by Paula Deen

Level: Easy

Time: 30 MINUTES

1 ratings


  • 4 slices bacon, cut into 1" pieces
  • 1 onion, minced
  • 2 lbs fresh green beans, tipped and washed
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 3 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 lemon, juice for garnish


Cook bacon in frying pan until crisp. Drain bacon and set aside, leaving drippings in skillet. Add onions to drippings and sauté until tender. Add green beans to pan and sauté over medium heat for 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add boiling water to pan and cover. Cook for about 15 minutes, just until beans are tender. Add vinegar, butter and salt and pepper and stir. Add back crisp bacon before serving. Garnish with a squeeze of lemon juice.

Spicy Green Beans


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1 Review

Dianna 11/29/2014
A big hit with m

A big hit with my family! A keeper, will make again and again!

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