spoonful of green bean casserole with crispy onion topping
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Easy Green Bean Casserole

This easy green bean casserole recipe is the perfect classic side dish for Thanksgiving.  A veggie casserole with only a few ingredients of tender green beans, a creamy sauce and crispy onion topping!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Holiday, Thanksgiving
Keyword: campbell's green bean casserole, easy green bean casserole, green bean casserole, green bean casserole ingredients, green bean casserole recipe, green bean casserole thanksgiving
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 152.7kcal


  • 4 cups frozen or canned cut green beans , 2 (12-oz.) bags of steamable frozen beans, or 2 (14-oz.) cans, drained
  • 10.5 oz. cream of mushroom soup
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt , more to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 oz. block sharp cheddar cheese , shredded
  • 2 cups french fried onions , divided


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease large casserole dish or 9x13-inch pan with nonstick spray; set aside.
  • If using frozen green beans, steam beans for half the amount of time listed on package directions. Drain.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the cream of mushroom soup, milk, chicken broth, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper. Stir in the beans then add the cheese and 1 cup of the onions.
  • Pour mixture into the prepared baking dish. Bake 40 minutes. Remove from oven, top with remaining 1 cup of onions and bake an additional 10 minutes, until golden.


  • If using fresh green beans, boil until crisp tender before adding to mixture.
  • Make ahead mixture the night before without the onions.  When ready to bake, take out of the fridge for 30 minutes before and stir in half the onions.
  • For extra crunch, try adding sliced water chestnuts.


Calories: 152.7kcal | Carbohydrates: 10.04g | Protein: 5.22g | Fat: 10.22g | Saturated Fat: 5.22g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 645.86mg | Potassium: 163.81mg | Fiber: 1.27g | Sugar: 1.92g | Vitamin A: 427.11IU | Vitamin C: 5.94mg | Calcium: 107.41mg | Iron: 0.8mg