Ranch Green Beans

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.


6 servings

Updated: Oct. 21, 2022
Years ago, I discovered this handwritten recipe on a note card and decided to give it a try. It's deliciously different from the usual green bean casserole and quickly became a favorite. —Carol Conn, Aurora, Colorado
Ranch Green Beans Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1-1/4 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1-1/2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups 2% milk
  • 2 tablespoons ranch salad dressing mix
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/4 cup soft bread crumbs, toasted


  1. Place green beans in a Dutch oven; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, 3-4 minutes or just until tender. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms and onion; cook and stir 3-4 minutes or until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk flour and 2 tablespoons milk until smooth.
  4. Whisk in remaining milk; stir into mushroom mixture. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Stir in salad dressing mix and pepper. Add beans; heat through. Transfer to a serving bowl; sprinkle with bread crumbs.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 121 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 76mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 4g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.