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Classic Green Bean Casserole


This recipe for the classic green been casserole, made with cream of mushroom soup and french fried onions, has become a traditional Thanksgiving side dish for many families. This recipe makes about six servings.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes


  • 1 can (10 3/4 ounces) cream of mushroom soup
  • 2 16-ounce cans of cooked green beans (or one 20 ounce package of frozen green beans)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce (if desired)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 1/3 cups canned french fried onions


Cook green beans according to the package directions. In a 1 1/2 quart casserole dish, mix the green beans, soup, milk, soy sauce and 2/3 cup of the french fried onions. Salt and pepper to taste.

Bake at 350 F. for 25 minutes. Sprinkle the remaining french fried onions on the top of the casserole and bake for another 5 minutes.

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