CommonGround volunteer Leslie Boswell shares a recipe for Smothered Green Beans with Pure Nebraska viewers.

Smothered Green Beans


  • 5 15-oz cans green beans, drained
  • 1 lb. bacon
  • cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup butter melted
  • ¼ cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • tsp garlic powder


  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • Pour drained green beans in an ungreased 9×13-inch pan.
  • In a large skillet, cook bacon until almost done but not too crispy. Remove from skillet, drain on paper towel and chop. Sprinkle cooked bacon on top of green beans.
  • Whisk together brown sugar, melted butter, soy sauce and garlic powder. Pour over green beans.
  • Bake uncovered for 40 minutes.
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