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Green Bean Casserole Recipe

Green Bean Casserole Recipe

This green bean casserole has always been one of my favorite convenience dishes. It can be prepared ahead and refrigerated until ready to bake. —Anna Baker, Blaine, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 2 cans (10-3/4 ounces each) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 packages (16 ounces each) frozen green beans, cooked and drained
  • 1 can (6 ounces) french-fried onions, divided


  • 1. In a bowl, combine soup, milk, soy sauce and pepper. Gently stir in beans. Spoon half of the mixture into a 13x9-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with half of the onions. Spoon remaining bean mixture over the top.
  • 2. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with remaining onions. Bake 5 minutes longer or until the onions are brown and crispy. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 163 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 485mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

Reviews for Green Bean Casserole

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ronnyjr1 User ID: 8085617 238249
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2015

"This casserole is delicious! I realized when I got started that I didn't have any milk. Initially that was disappointing but then realized I had some heavy cream. So I used a cup of that. I also used less than a half a cup of mixed vegetables I had left from a previous dish. I was trying to get rid of them so I threw them in the mix. I sprinkled some garlic powder on top to give it that final kick. Again, this casserole is delicious!"

debpenns User ID: 5553562 238240
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2015

"made this for Thanksgiving family loved it!!"

s_pants User ID: 174050 227542
Reviewed Jun. 6, 2015

"This was good, but seemed to be missing something. I made my own cream of mushroom soup and followed the recipe . It was not at all too soupy. I might have cooked it a liitle longer than stated; I wanted the onions on top really crispy."

MY REVIEW User ID: 8039944 214093
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2014

"Very basic recipe but this has always been a favorite. Love the idea of the onion layer between the beans...hadn't done that before and for some reason it made a huge difference!"

swishyfish User ID: 8129942 17688
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2014

"Turned out perfect! this recipe was exactly what I was looking for an essential classic! A dish that called people back for seconds :D"

melgirl59201 User ID: 8116228 201879
Reviewed Nov. 22, 2014

"Can I make this ahead n freeze it for a week till Thanksgiving ?"

cheff-holiday User ID: 8113876 38056
Reviewed Nov. 21, 2014

"I love green bean casserole, since I'm now 13 my parents encourage me to cook, so they wanted me to take the honor of cooking this Thanksgiving."

DragonSlayersRosebud User ID: 198468 17686
Reviewed Apr. 22, 2014

"Always a family hit!. Because my son doesn't like mushrooms I used cream of chicken. Still a winner. You would think the soy sauce would make it over salty but it doesn't. It best to use frozen or fresh beans that you have already cooked and than drain any liquid."

DragonSlayersRosebud User ID: 198468 38052
Reviewed Apr. 22, 2014

"Always a family hit!. Because my son doesn't like mushrooms I used cream of chicken. Still a winner. You would think the soy sauce would make it over salty but it doesn't."

Worshipguy User ID: 6391761 45408
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2014

"Good casserole, but seemed a little too soupy for me. Maybe next time I'll use less milk. I will make it agin though."

fluffylady User ID: 2185293 15941
Reviewed Nov. 22, 2013

"Always a crowd pleaser. Never change it."

lateshift32 User ID: 7344374 40914
Reviewed Nov. 2, 2013

"Flavor was good, i used a large and small can og green beans drained. very soupy. next time i might add one more big can"

ChristinaBoo User ID: 7052383 40900
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2012

"My family loved it. Can be mad ahead and just do the last 5 minutes with the crisp onions before serving. Very tasty."

pumpkinpieyum User ID: 6443195 14501
Reviewed Nov. 1, 2012

"This is a great side dish. I add mushrooms and a few real bacon bits for a bolder flavor."

gawneKOA User ID: 5557429 18262
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2011

"green bean casserole is the best comfort food! I omit the soy sauce (lower salt intake), but I add water chestnuts for a nice crunch because the french fried onions always are soggy when mixed into the casserole."

MY REVIEW User ID: 4872646 17684
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2011

"i substitute mushroom soup for cheddar cheese soup. my family love the change"

Summy User ID: 1386846 72664
Reviewed Nov. 7, 2011 Edited Nov. 10, 2015


kitty666 User ID: 2260616 40885
Reviewed Nov. 7, 2011

"This is an old classic that everyone loves. Good flavor and very easy to make. A staple for everyone's recipe collection"

jodytix User ID: 5178823 43196
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2010

"Very good! Will make it again."

jennifer32 User ID: 4929417 201878
Reviewed Apr. 19, 2010

"I would make this again, but with with either fresh or canned baked beans. The frozen ones made it very soupy. I also think that there might have been too much milk."

Nansept User ID: 98663 45373
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2009

"The only modification I made to this recipe was I used fresh green beans and added a handful of pea pods, absolutely delicious and my guest loved the pea pod addition."

SWEET-T User ID: 1942378 45372
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2009

"not much for green beans but this is ok.. I can eat green beans like this.."

PinchofSharon User ID: 4307876 17493
Reviewed Nov. 20, 2009

"Saute sliced mushrooms and red onions together. 1 sm-container mushrooms. I always get sliced for this, but you can get whole and leave them whole or slice. 1/2 large red onion or whole small red onion. Slice into long slices. While that is sauting, finely chop jalapeno'...s - slice long way, remove seeds, then finely chop. 1/4 c. or more 1/3-1/2 cup for those who want some heaviier spice. Toss in with mushrooms and onions for last two minutes. Drain well and add to green bean casserole prior to baking. Makes for a delicious change of the original green bean casserole.

Sharon McNeiley"

jeanwitt User ID: 2488313 14492
Reviewed Nov. 19, 2009

"I have found a new green bean casserole recipe that has sour cream in it. It is sooo much better than this "OLD" recipe."

JansFood User ID: 1340355 37456
Reviewed Nov. 14, 2009

"I use cream of celery soup and no soy sauce. It tastes so good!"

mary1721 User ID: 4499160 18258
Reviewed Nov. 6, 2009

"taste like grands"

Derrell User ID: 2982687 40879
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2009

"I make it more than once a year . I add red pepper flakes to mine for extra flavor . It's usually the first thing gone . Derrell"

jenawamp User ID: 114710 14491
Reviewed Nov. 2, 2009

"Green Bean Casserole has been a tradition in our family for years. I follow this recipe, but put mozzarelal cheese on top, then the last of the onions. It is gone by the end of the meal!"

coffee64 User ID: 3728943 42681
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2009

"Re: Green Bean Casserole

My husband and I have a huge garden and we always have lots of yellow wax beans on hand. I substituted the yellow for the green beans and it was a huge hit! My mother even loved it and she hates green bean casserole.
Dana Ramsey, Northumberland, PA"

maggie keeler User ID: 2991353 42555
Reviewed Nov. 25, 2008

"Because we are watching our diet, I substitute herbed whole wheat bread crumbs, flavored with a little onion powder, for the french fried onions on top

of my green bean casserole. Now I don't even miss them--"

rique731 User ID: 3016746 38051
Reviewed Nov. 25, 2008

"I make this every Thanksgiving and over the years have added cheddar cheese and well done bacon, broken into small bits.YUMMY(PS_I always go home with an empty dish!)"

r4man User ID: 2542182 37455
Reviewed Nov. 25, 2008

"I add my favorite cheese to this same recipe and it is wonderful. Rhonda in NC"

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