Green Bean Bundles

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Green Bean Bundles wrapped in bacon make a beautiful presentation for a holiday meal and you won’t believe how wonderful they taste. The green beans are first blanched in boiling water to get them just slightly tender. Then they’re marinated in a mixture of butter, brown sugar, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, and salt and pepper.


Green Bean Bundles wrapped in bacon.


Green Bean Bundles wrapped in bacon- great for the holidays!

Marinating them in the refrigerator before roasting them solidifies the butter and really allows more of it to cling to the green beans.

Green Bean Bundles wrapped in bacon.


Green Bean Bundles Wrapped in bacon.


Bundles of 7 to 8 green beans are wrapped with a half a slice of bacon which is secured with a toothpick. The bundles are placed on a baking sheet and roasted at 400 degrees until the bacon is crispy and the green beans are perfectly tender. The green beans would already have great flavor from the butter and garlic, but the bacon fat really gives them an exceptional flavor plus a salty finishing touch.

Green Bean Bundles Wrapped in Bacon


Such a delicious way to eat some green beans!.

Wishing you and your family a truly wonderful Thanksgiving!

Green Bean Bundles Wrapped in Bacon.


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Green Bean Bundles wrapped in bacon.

Green Bean Bundles

Course: Side Dish
Prep Time: 2 hours 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 45 minutes
Servings: 6 to 8 servings
Calories: 253kcal
Author: Christin Mahrlig
Green Bean Bundles wrapped in bacon make a beautiful presentation for a holiday meal and you won't believe how wonderful they taste. 
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  • 1 1/2 pounds green beans, trimmed
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 pound bacon


  • Fill a large pot with water and bring to a boil. Add green beans and cook 3 minutes. Drain well and pat green beans dry with a paper towel.
  • Place green beans in a 9X13-inch pan.
  • In a small saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add brown sugar, dry mustard, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, salt and pepper. Stir well and pour over green beans.
  • Cover pan with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cover a baking sheet with aluminum foil and lightly grease it.
  • Cut bacon slices in half
  • Make bundles of 7 to 8 green beans and wrap a piece of bacon around each bundle, securing with a toothpick.
  • Place on prepared baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes. Flip bundles over and bake another 15 to 20 minutes.


Calories: 253kcal

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Recipe adapted from The Pastry Queen: Royally Good Recipes from the Texas Hill Country’s Rather Sweet Bakery & Cafe

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15 thoughts on “Green Bean Bundles

  1. Could I prepare beans with sauce and freeze until I am ready to wrap and cook
    Go ahead and wrap them with bacon and freeze until I am ready to cook

    After thawing of course

  2. Oh my gosh! What a fun recipe! I love this! So cute and unique! …plus it looks delicious! Thanks for sharing! Hope that you had a happy Thanksgiving!

  3. It seems weird to call bacon cute, but these bundles are just too adorable! What a great presentation. I can think of a few bacon and green bean lovers that I know who would really dig these.

      1. I love these great beans, I make a recipe similar to this but after you make your bundles you pour a bottle of Catalonia dressing over and cook in oven. So good. I am trying your new recipe with bbq this Thanksgiving. Keep the great recipes coming. Love your blog.

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