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Green Bean Casserole Recipe

Green Bean Casserole Recipe

My husband’s absolute favorite side dish is green bean casserole. I whip him up a batch for almost every special meal including Thanksgiving Day dinner. To begin making the green bean casserole, I thawed the green beans in the refrigerator and then rinsed and drained the thawed beans in a colander in the sink. While the green beans drained, I mixed up the sauce for the casserole. I combined cream of mushroom soup, milk, soy sauce, black pepper, and some French fried onions. (My husband loves French fried onions so I sometimes add a bit more to the recipe than calls for.) I then added the drained green beans to the sauce and poured the entire mixture into a pretty glass baking dish. Finally I heated the casserole in the oven, pouring the rest of the French fried onions over the side dish at the end. Yummy!

Ingredients

  • 2 14.5 ounce cans of green beans OR 18 ounces thawed frozen green beans
  • 1 10.75-ounce can of cream of mushroom soup
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • 1 teaspoon of soy sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1 2.8-ounce can of French fried onions

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350º.
  2. Lightly grease a glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. Combine the cream of mushroom soup, milk, soy sauce, and pepper in a blender.
  4. Blend until creamy.
  5. Add half the can of French fried onions to the soup mixture.
  6. Mix together the green beans and soup mixture.
  7. Pour the green bean mixture into the baking dish.
  8. Bake for 30 minutes or until hot.
  9. Top with the remaining French fried onions.
  10. Bake for another 5 minutes.
  11. Serve hot.
  12. Refrigerate any uneaten green bean casserole.

Draining the Green Beans Cream of Mushroom Soup and Milk

Adding the Soy Sauce and Pepper Mixing the Sauce

Adding the French Fried Onions Adding the Green Beans

Pouring the Green Beans in the Casserole Dish Finished Green Bean Casserole

Image Credits

Green Bean Casserole © 2011 Heather Johnson
Draining the Green Beans © 2011 Heather Johnson
Cream of Mushroom Soup and Milk © 2012 Heather Johnson
Adding the Soy Sauce and Pepper © 2012 Heather Johnson
Mixing the Sauce © 2011 Heather Johnson
Adding the French Fried Onions © 2012 Heather Johnson
Adding the Green Beans © 2011 Heather Johnson
Pouring the Green Beans in the Casserole Dish © 2011 Heather Johnson
Finished Green Bean Casserole © 2011 Heather Johnson

Written by Heather

Heather is a writer, librarian, linguist, wife, homemaker, homeschooler, and mother.

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