Crunchy Green Bean Casserole

Crunchy Green Bean Casserole


"This is my own variation to the old tried and true string bean casserole. My family has loved this for years, and now my daughter makes it for her family."


servings 506 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 506 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 36.9 g
  • 57%
  • Carbs:
  • 35.6g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 5.5 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 1322 mg
  • 53%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside.
  3. In a 1-1/2 quart casserole dish, mix together the bacon, soup, water chestnuts, milk, green beans and pinch of black pepper.
  4. Bake for 30 minutes or until heated through.
  5. Stir and top with French fried onions. Bake for 5 additional minutes or until onions are golden brown.
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  1. 91 Ratings


I always use cheddar cheese soup instead of mushroom when i make green bean casserole-so i used cheddar cheese soup and the bacon was a really big hit-something different than same old casserole...

Great recipe! Tastes wonderful with the bacon & water chestnuts. I used sliced water chestnuts and didn't chop..nice and crunchy. Also used 1 big bag of frozen french cut green beans. I'll s...

this is my new favorite side dish. I served it to company and they wanted the recipe.

This was a big hit on Thanksgiving. I used fresh green beans and extra bacon. Everyone loved it.

I made this one night when we had friends over for dinner and it was so good! I even salvaged the tiny bit of leftovers for lunch the next day. I will definitely make this again.

It's a tasty, easy side dish. I'd make it again, but with frozen green beans. I don't really care for that canned taste.

I made this at Christmas. It was different tasting than the "orginal" G.B. Casserole that everyone makes. You have to really make sure you drain the bacon good. The grease from the bacon tend...

Family and friends love the crunchiness to this classic dish. The bacon is a hit, I added extra. I also mixed in a can of sliced mushrooms.

Great recipe. I served this for a dinner party last night and unfortunately there are no leftovers for today. I really liked the water chestnut and bacon addition.