Cookbook:Green Bean Casserole

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Green Bean Casserole
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Category Casserole recipes
Servings 4
Time 45 minutes

Green bean casserole was invented in 1955 by the Campbell Soup Company. It has since become a popular Thanksgiving side dish in the United States.

There are many basic recipes for green bean casserole. Here is one example:

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

  • 1 can (approx. 14.5 ounces) French-style green beans, drained
  • 1 can or jar (approx. 15 ounces) small whole onions, drained
  • 2 Tablespoons diced drained pimento
  • 1 can (10¾ ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup

Topping[edit | edit source]

Procedure[edit | edit source]

  1. In a lightly buttered 1½-quart casserole, combine green beans, onions, diced pimiento, and mushroom soup.
  2. Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over the top of the casserole.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 350°F (175°C) for 25 to 30 minutes.

Serves 4.

Alternative recipe[edit | edit source]

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

Procedure[edit | edit source]

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Stir beans, milk, ½ of onions, pepper, soup, and soy sauce in a 3-quart casserole.
  3. Bake until hot, about 25 minutes.
  4. Sprinkle top with rest of onions.
  5. Bake another 5 minutes.

Tips, Notes, and Variations[edit | edit source]

  • Cream of mushroom soup may be regular or reduced sodium.
  • Other cream soups such as cream of onion or potato may be used.
  • If you love cheese, substitute ½ cup shredded cheese for the soy sauce.
  • ½ cup of chopped red bell peppers will make it very colorful.