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The Best Green Bean Casserole

The Best Green Bean Casserole

As the holiday season approaches, get your Thanksgiving menu finalized and make sure it includes this amazing green casserole recipe. With extras like bacon, this recipe takes the traditional green bean casserole up a notch and your guests are guaranteed to love it.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 17 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 216 kcal


  • 4 cups fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 3 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 3 Tbsp milk
  • 1 1/4 cup cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 1/2 cup French fried onions


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a medium baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.

  2. Bring a large pot of water to boil over high heat. Add green beans and cook for 2 minutes. Immediately transfer to a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking process. Drain and pat dry with paper towels.

  3. In a large bowl, combine cream of sour cream, milk, cream of mushroom soup, salt and pepper. Stir well to combine. Stir in green beans and 2/3 cup onions. Transfer to prepared baking dish. Top with crumbled bacon and remaining fried onions. 

  4. Bake for 10-15 minutes in preheated oven or until bubbly. Remove from oven and serve.