Green Bean Casserole

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.


10 servings

Updated: Oct. 03, 2023
This easy green bean casserole recipe has always been one of my favorite dishes. You can make it before any guests arrive and refrigerate it until it’s ready to bake. —Anna Baker, Blaine, Washington


  • 2 cans (10-3/4 ounces each) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1 cup 2% 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 the mixture into a 13x9-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with half the onions. Spoon remaining bean mixture over the top. Sprinkle with remaining onions.
  2. Bake at 350° until heated through and onions are brown and crispy, 30-35 minutes.
Green Bean Casserole Tips

Can you use fresh or canned green beans to make green bean casserole?

Canned green beans work great in this recipe; however, you can also use fresh green beans. Employ one of these easy methods to cook fresh green beans to crisp-tender, then proceed with the recipe as directed.

What else can you add to this green bean casserole?

To make this green bean casserole your own, experiment with different types of cream soups, such as cream of mushroom with roasted garlic or cream of celery. You could also stir in sauteed red onion or sweet red pepper for a bit of color and flavor. Find more ideas by browsing this collection of green bean recipes.

Can you make green bean casserole ahead of time?

Make-ahead sides are so convenient, especially during the busy holiday season. This green bean casserole can easily be assembled ahead of time. Cover and refrigerate it until ready to bake. Remove it from the refrigerator and let it stand at room temperature for 30 minutes before placing in the oven.

Peggy Woodward, Taste of Home Senior Food Editor

Nutrition Facts

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