X

Country Style Green Beans {Cracker Barrel Copycat}

This post may contain affiliate links meaning if you buy from them, I will make a few pennies, at no cost to you. See disclosure here.

Country Style Green Beans are canned green beans jazzed up with bacon and onion. A country favorite and a Cracker Barrel copycat.

Country Style Green Beans are canned green beans jazzed up with bacon and onion. A country favorite and a Cracker Barrel copycat. #sp

Roasted green beans are my favorite but I wanted to doctor up some canned green beans and these are perfect. Flavored with bacon and onion these are a copycat of Cracker Barrel’s country style green beans and they’re so easy to make.

Have you been to Cracker Barrel? I haven’t been in a long time but it is a tradition to go on just about any road trip I’ve ever been on. A short trip to Cedar Point? Stop at Cracker Barrel. One of the many road trips I took to Alabama and Georgia when I was young? Stop at Cracker Barrel. Going up north with friends? Stop at Cracker Barrel. 

If you haven’t been, let me fill you in a bit. Not only is it a delicious restaurant, but the front is also a general store. They sell everything from cute holiday decorations to toys and candy. Like I said, we always stop on our way somewhere so it’s a great place to stretch your legs, browse around the shop, then get something to eat.

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cracker Barrel. All opinions are 100% mine.

The food is real. The syrup is 100% pure, natural syrup. Growing up, I didn’t even like their syrup because I was so used to the fake stuff. Luckily, now I can appreciate real ingredients.

I usually order breakfast when I go to Cracker Barrel, but that’s not all they serve.

These green beans are also on their menu and are so good. You start with canned green beans but the bacon and onion give them so much flavor. They’re a perfect side dish for any dinner and they make a lot so they’d be great for a family gathering. While you’re at it, make this copycat cracker barrel coleslaw, too.

Country Style Green Beans - a Cracker Barrel copycat recipe | Persnickety Plates #sp

I’m excited to take Julia for her first Cracker Barrel visit. They have one about 25 minutes from our house so we might have to break my “only on the way out of town” tradition and make a special trip.

Connect with Persnickety Plates!

Follow along on my social media so you never miss a post!

I made a fun group on Facebook for sharing recipes, asking questions, and talking about food. I’d love to have you! Request to join HERE.


Also, sign up to receive an email in your inbox for each new recipe:

FREE EMAIL SUBSCRIPTION & EBOOK

If you MAKE & LOVE this recipe, share it on Instagram and tag me @melissa_pplates and/or #persnicketyplates so I can see it. I LOVE seeing what you make & I’ll share it in my stories!

It is VERY HELPFUL to me and other readers if you leave a review after you make my recipe. Please come back & let me know how it turned out!


Country Style Green Beans - a Cracker Barrel copycat recipe | Persnickety Plates #sp

Country Style Green Beans {Cracker Barrel Copycat}

Melissa | Persnickety Plates
Country Style Green Beans are canned green beans jazzed up with bacon and onion. A country favorite and a Cracker Barrel copycat.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 55 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings
Calories 8 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3 slices center cut bacon chopped into small pieces
  • 3 14.5 oz cut green beans, plus liquid
  • ¼ cup yellow onion chopped
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

Instructions
 

  • Over medium high heat, add your chopped bacon to a 2 quart saucepan and cook until slightly brown but not crisp.
  • Once the bacon has started to brown, add in the green beans and their liquid.
  • Add in the salt, sugar, and pepper and mix well.
  • Place the chopped onion on top and cover.
  • Bring to a light boil then turn the heat down to low and simmer for 45 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Notes

Very slightly adapted from Food.com

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 8kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 146mgPotassium: 10mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 3IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 2mgIron: 1mg

Nutritional information is an estimate and provided to you as a courtesy. You should calculate the nutritional information with the actual ingredients used in your recipe using your preferred nutrition calculator.

Tried this recipe? Tag me!Mention @melissa_pplates or tag #persnicketyplates!

Sharing of this recipe is both encouraged and appreciated. Copying/pasting and/or screenshots of full recipes to any social media is strictly prohibited. Content and photographs are copyright protected.

Have you been to Cracker Barrel? What’s your favorite thing to order?

This was originally a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cracker Barrel. All opinions are 100% mine.

Reader Interactions

    Share Your Thoughts

    Your email address will not be published.

    Recipe Rating




    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

  1. Steven McGill says

    5 stars
    Just had their green beans today. It’s a whole new level of flavor that is a very special pleasant suprise.

Melissa Williams/Persnickety Plates is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. For more details, please see my Privacy Policy & Disclosures page.

Simple Share Buttons