CRACK GREEN BEANS are a delectable side dish that combines the savory taste of bacon, the sweetness of brown sugar, and the umami of soy sauce. This simple yet scrumptious recipe is perfect for elevating your green bean game.


  • Green beans (canned or fresh): 5 regular cans, drained
  • Bacon: 12 slices
  • Brown sugar: 2/3 cup
  • Butter (melted): 1/4 cup
  • Soy sauce: 7 teaspoons
  • Garlic powder: 1 1/2 teaspoons


  1. Preparing the Beans: Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Place the drained green beans in a 9×13-inch baking pan.
  2. Adding the Bacon: Cook the bacon until crispy, then break it into small pieces.
  3. Making the “Crack” Sauce: In a separate bowl, mix brown sugar, melted butter, soy sauce, and garlic powder to create the “crack” sauce.
  4. Assembling and Baking: Sprinkle bacon pieces over the green beans. Pour the “crack” sauce over them, ensuring even coating. Bake for 40 minutes.
  5. Serving: Toss the beans gently to distribute flavors. Serve and enjoy!