Maple-Glazed Green Beans

Maple-Glazed Green Beans

Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Sides
Cuisine Creole
Servings 4


  • 3 Cups Cut fresh green beans
  • 1 Large onion chopped
  • 4 bacon strips cut into 1-in. pieces
  • ½ Cup dried cranberries
  • ¼ Cup maple syrup
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • ¼ tsp Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Bourbon optional


  • In a large saucepan, place steamer basket over 1 in. of water. Place beans in the basket. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to maintain a low boil, steam, covered until crisp-tender. 4-5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook onion and bacon over medium heat until the bacon is crisp, drain. Stir cranberries, syrup, salt, pepper and if desired bourbon into onion mixture. Add beans, heat through, tossing to combine.