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Vintage Fresh Green Bean Casserole (circa 1956)

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Classic green bean casserole. The thing that makes this one so delicious is using fresh green beans."
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Ingredients

50 m servings 333 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Heat a large saucepan of salted water to a boil; add green beans and cook just until slightly tender, about 5 minutes. Drain.
  3. Mix green beans and cream of mushroom soup together in a bowl; spread into an 9x13-inch baking dish. Sprinkle Cheddar cheese over green been mixture and top with French-fried onions.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until cheese is melted and browned, about 30 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount for the French-fried onions. The actual amount of French-fried onions consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 333 calories; 22.7 g fat; 20.7 g carbohydrates; 13 g protein; 40 mg cholesterol; 692 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This is pretty much how we always make our green bean casserole (sometimes using canned, frozen beans too, depending on what I have at the time). I typically mix my cheese into the beans and sou...

I needed something to help use up all the green beans I was getting from the garden. My kids LOVE this!

I cooked green beans that were fresh more like twenty minutes. I also used a white cheddar cheese. I cooked 30 minutes without the grinch onion topping and then added the topping at my final d...

The fresh beans add a flavor I couldn't get with the canned ones. Four pounds of beans seemed like way too much until I snipped ends off and the amount was just right.

Made this variation of traditional green bean casserole with the cheese on Easter. My husband isn’t a big fan of GBC, but the cheese addition made him a believer! Fresh green beans are a must....

As other reviewers said, this was a hit at Thanksgiving dinner. It truly was. It was soooooooo easy and delicious. It was a nice way to change up the regular boiled green beans we usually have. ...

Made this for Thanksgiving, and it was a big hit! The fresh green beans really make a difference. Four pounds seemed like a lot, but worked out perfectly after they were trimmed and cut. The onl...

Oh man, this was such a hit at Thanksgiving. I made it exactly as the recipe stated and it came out great. The only slight problem was that at 30 minutes in the oven, some of the french fried on...

Just like Mom used to make!!! Had to use frozen beans as that was all I had. Shredded my own cheddar. Delicious