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Festive Green Bean Casserole Recipe

Festive Green Bean Casserole Recipe

This recipe came from a cookbook my son gave to me over 20 years ago. It's a tasty dish that I make often for family get-togethers and potluck suppers.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6-8 servings


  • 1 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of celery soup, undiluted
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 2 packages (16 ounces each) frozen French-style green beans, thawed and drained
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese


  • 1. In a skillet, saute red pepper and onion in butter until tender. Add soup, milk, Worcestershire sauce and hot pepper sauce; stir until smooth. Stir in beans and water chestnuts.
  • 2. Transfer to an ungreased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 15 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 144 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 24 mg cholesterol, 404 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 6 g protein.