Green bean casserole

Green bean casserole

Green bean casserole is a classic American dish, often served as a side dish during holiday meals, especially Thanksgiving. The dish typically consists of green beans, cream of mushroom soup, and crispy fried onions. Here's a basic recipe:



**Ingredients:**

- 1 can (10.5 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup

- 3/4 cup milk

- 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

- 2 cans (14 ounces each) green beans, drained (or about 2 cups of fresh or frozen green beans)

- 1 1/3 cups crispy fried onions (French's Fried Onions work well)


**Instructions:**


1. **Preheat the Oven:** Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).


2. **Combine Soup and Milk:** In a 1 1/2-quart casserole dish, mix the condensed cream of mushroom soup, milk, and black pepper.


3. **Add Green Beans:** Stir in the drained green beans.


4. **Bake:** Bake the mixture in the preheated oven for about 25 minutes or until the mixture is hot and bubbling.


5. **Top with Fried Onions:** Stir the green bean mixture and then sprinkle the crispy fried onions on top.


6. **Bake Again:** Bake for an additional 5 minutes, or until the onions are golden brown.


7. **Serve:** Once the casserole is done, remove it from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before serving.


This recipe is a basic version, and you can modify it according to your taste. Some variations include adding shredded cheese, garlic, or using fresh mushrooms. Green bean casserole is known for its simplicity and comforting flavors, making it a popular choice for holiday gatherings and potluck dinners.

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