Green Bean Casserole

Green Bean Casserole a staple at our Thanksgiving dinner every year, and many family gatherings. This easy Green Bean Casserole with its crispy French onion top pairs perfectly with turkey or ham dinners, and can easily be adapted to feed a crowd.

Green Bean Casserole with French Onions on plate

Green bean casserole is one of our favorite vegetable side dishes.  That may possibly stem from relating it to Thanksgiving, and sitting down together with the entire family.  This green bean casserole makes it to most family parties and brings back a flood of happy memories.  

Green bean casserole is great as a side dish for ham or turkey dinners. You can easily adapt it to feed a crowd. You can double or triple this recipe.

The best green beans to use in this recipe

We like using canned cut green beans for this easy green bean casserole, but you could also use French Style cut green beans. We have found that any brand of green beans is great. We are all about a good deal and sometimes store brands are less expensive than name brands. Fresh green beans would also work, but they would need to be cooked thoroughly before adding them to the recipe.  

How to MAKE green bean casserole

We love how easy green bean casserole is to prepare because you only dirty one pan; the one that it is cooked in.

Combine the soup, milk, and pepper and then fold in the green beans. Sprinkle the french fried onions on top, then bake.  It’s that simple. We are usually very generous with the french fried onions because they add the perfect crunch and taste to the casserole.  

Are you wondering what main dish you could serve with your green bean casserole? Here are some of our favorites that will compliment your green beans.

Serves: 8

Green Bean Casserole Recipe

10 minPrep Time

40 minCook Time

50 minTotal Time

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  • 1 (10.75 ounce) can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 (14 ounce) cans cut green beans (drained)
  • 1 1/3 cup French's French Fried Onions


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine soup, milk and pepper.
  3. Fold in green beans and 2/3 cup onions.
  4. Pour into a 9x9 pan. Bake for 30 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven and sprinkle on remaining fried onions.
  6. Bake for 5-10 more minutes or until onions are golden brown.
Recipe Type: Side Dish


How to Make Green Bean Casserole


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