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Southern-Style Green Beans

These green beans are lightly seasoned with brown sugar and cayenne

These green beans by Haylie Duff are easy and delicious. Make this dish on the grill for a barbecue side dish that will amp up your cookout.

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  • Two 13-ounce bags of Libby’s green beans
  • 1/2 yellow onion, diced
  • 1/2 Cup pancetta
  • 8 -10 small potatoes
  • 1/4 Cup brown sugar
  • Small sprinkle of cayenne
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Sauté the onion in 1 tablespoon of butter or olive oil until it becomes translucent.

Add the pancetta and toss for 1-2 minutes.

Add the green beans and diced potatoes.

Add the brown sugar, cayenne, pinch of salt, and black pepper.

Bake for 10 minutes to ensure the potatoes are cooked all the way through.