Cooking bacon and green beans on a sheet pan together simplifies holiday meal prep. Red-wine vinegar and lemon juice provide a balanced, bright flavor.

Wendy Ruopp
Diabetic Living Magazine, Winter 2020


Recipe Summary

15 mins
30 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Arrange bacon in a single layer on a large rimmed baking sheet. Roast until opaque, about 5 minutes.

  • Remove the pan from the oven. Stir in beans, shallot, paprika, salt, and pepper; spread into a single layer. Roast until the beans are lightly browned and tender and the bacon is crisp, 10 to 12 minutes. Stir in vinegar and lemon juice, and roast 1 to 2 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts

49 calories; protein 2.9g 6% DV; carbohydrates 8.1g 3% DV; dietary fiber 3g 12% DV; sugars 3.6g; fat 1.2g 2% DV; saturated fat 0.4g 2% DV; cholesterol 2.6mg 1% DV; vitamin a iu 814.6IU 16% DV; vitamin c 13.4mg 22% DV; folate 36.1mcg 9% DV; calcium 41.6mg 4% DV; iron 1.2mg 7% DV; magnesium 28.2mg 10% DV; potassium 248.8mg 7% DV; sodium 192.4mg 8% DV.