Best Double Green Bean Casserole Recipe (Classic) (2024)

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When you have a big crowd holiday meals, you need the classic green bean casserole double recipe for your Thanksgiving table! You need the Best Double Green Bean Casserole Recipe (Classic) with fresh green beans or canned, crispy onions and a dash of soy sauce, the classic holiday side dish!

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Just think about delicious green bean casserole with its crispy fried onions, chicken broth, and whole milk making a fantastic creamy sauce. Cooked to a golden brown. It’s the Best Classic Casserole Recipe out there!

Here’s What You’ll Need for Creamy Green Bean Casserole

  • Baking Dish: A large baking dish or large skillet
  • Mixing Dish:Large bowl
  • Basic Ingredients: Good quality fresh ingredients like green beans (fresh or canned)
  • Liquid Ingredients: Chicken Broth, Milk
  • Seasonings: like garlic powder, onion powder, black pepper, salt
  • Your Choice: Store bought or homemade cream of mushroom soup
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Here’s How You Do It (Easy Recipe)

  • In a large bowl, mix the simple ingredients like tender green beans, creamy mushroom sauce soup, milk (or heavy cream) and soy sauce.
  • Pour into a 13 inch casserole dish or larger.
  • Add french fried onions to the top of the casserole.
  • Cover with plastic wrap or aluminum foil to save for thanksgiving dinner!

PRO TIP: For a cheesy green bean casserole, add cheddar cheese! It’s a favorite side dish with a festive touch.

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Tips and Tricks

With only minutes of prep, this classic side dish is ready for the holidays! Everyone will be asking you to make your homemade green bean casserole recipe, the holiday staple, from now on!

  • We are seeking to double the usual recipe, so be sure to use large size bowls and baking dish.
  • You CAN make this in a slow cooker, but you will need a large 6-8 quart size.
  • This is a great side dish for adding your own touch like fresh mushrooms (saute first), cheddar cheese or fresh green beans.
  • You can substitute the classic onion topping with butter coated and crushed corn flakes!
  • You can take the classic french’s green bean casserole to the next level by adding a dash of Worcestershire sauce!
  • Keep this traditional green bean casserole recipe oven ready in an airtight container!
  • Plan your oven space for the big day! This casserole takes up half of a rack and if other items are in the oven, will take slightly longer cooking time.
  • This dish tastes great at room temperature, be sure it gets to the refrigerator within 2 hours, however.
  • Shop early! French fried onions keep on the shelf, buy those early at the grocery store (they sell out quickly).
  • Add 1/4 – 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper for a bit of spice.
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Substitutions for the Original Recipe

Milk– You can use reconstituted powdered milk, evaporated milk, chicken broth, water + broth concentrate, “other than” milk (almond, etc.- use the unsweetened variety) or any strength of cows milk.

Cream of Mushroom Soup– Any variety of “cream of” soups or your homemade cream of mushroom soup.

Soy Sauce– Braggs Liquid Aminos

Canned Green Beans– Can use fresh or frozen green beans.

French-Fried Onions– in the green bean mixture can use 1/2 cup sauteed onions and then for the toppings 1 Cup crushed cornflakes with 2 Tbs melted butter or any crunchy type topping like potato chips, gold fish crackers, bread crumbs, etc with butter.

To Reheat Green Bean Casserole

  • Loosely cover with aluminum foil and place in a 350 degree oven for 20 minutes.
  • Put single portion on microwave safe plate and microwave in 30 second increments until warm.
  • Airfry serving for 2 people at 350 for 5 minutes. Repeat until warmed through.

​Crock Pot Recipe for this Family Favorite

  • Mix all of the ingredients, except half of the french fried onions in the bowl of the crockpot.
  • Sprinkle the remaining french fried onions on the top.
  • Cook on low for 4 hours.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

Can I Freeze This Recipe

Yes, you can freeze this by covering it well. Wrap in elastic wrap and aluminum foil and freeze up to 3 months.

How Long Does This Last?

Will last covered in the fridge for 5 days.

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Best Double Green Bean Casserole Recipe (Classic)

Terrific Classic Double Recipe for Green Bean Casserole! Enough to feed up to 12 people with the classic taste you love!

5 from 1 vote

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Course: Side

Cuisine: American

Keyword: double green bean casserole recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes minutes

Cook Time: 55 minutes minutes

Total Time: 1 hour hour

Servings: 12 servings

Calories: 1032kcal

Author: Wendi Spraker

Ingredients

  • 2 cans Cream of Mushroom Soup
  • 4 cans Green beans
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 2/3 cups french fried onions

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and prepare a 13 inch baking dish with non stick spray.

  • In a large bowl, mix together the mushroom soup, green beans, milk, chicken broth, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper and half of the french fried onions (set the rest aside).

  • Pour the green bean mixture into the prepared baking dish.

  • Top with the remaining french fried onions

  • Bake at 350 for 55 minutes until golden brown on the top and bubbling.

Notes

  • We are seeking to double the usual recipe, so be sure to use large size bowls and baking dish.
  • You CAN make this in a slow cooker, but you will need a large 6-8 quart size.
  • This is a great side dish for adding your own touch like fresh mushrooms (saute first), cheddar cheese or fresh green beans.
  • You can substitute the classic onion topping with butter coated and crushed corn flakes!
  • You can take the classic french’s green bean casserole to the next level by adding a dash of Worcestershire sauce!
  • Keep this traditional green bean casserole recipe oven ready in an airtight container!
  • Plan your oven space for the big day! This casserole takes up half of a rack and if other items are in the oven, will take slightly longer cooking time.
  • This dish tastes great at room temperature, be sure it gets to the refrigerator within 2 hours, however.
  • Shop early! French fried onions keep on the shelf, buy those early at the grocery store (they sell out quickly).
  • Add 1/4 – 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper for a bit of spice.

Substitutions for the Original Recipe

Milk – You can use reconstituted powdered milk, evaporated milk, chicken broth, water + broth concentrate, “other than” milk (almond, etc.- use the unsweetened variety) or any strength of cows milk.

Cream of Mushroom Soup – Any variety of “cream of” soups or your homemade cream of mushroom soup.

Soy Sauce – Braggs Liquid Aminos

Canned Green Beans – Can use fresh or frozen green beans.

French-Fried Onions – in the green bean mixture can use 1/2 cup sauteed onions and then for the toppings 1 Cup crushed cornflakes with 2 Tbs melted butter or any crunchy type topping like potato chips, gold fish crackers, bread crumbs, etc with butter.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts

Best Double Green Bean Casserole Recipe (Classic)

Amount Per Serving (0.5 cup)

Calories 1032Calories from Fat 693

% Daily Value*

Fat 77g118%

Saturated Fat 33g165%

Polyunsaturated Fat 0.2g

Monounsaturated Fat 1g

Cholesterol 17mg6%

Sodium 3318mg138%

Potassium 327mg9%

Carbohydrates 72g24%

Fiber 1g4%

Sugar 8g9%

Protein 6g12%

Vitamin A 362IU7%

Vitamin C 3mg4%

Calcium 176mg18%

Iron 1mg6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Wendi Spraker

Wendi is the writer, CEO and dishwasher at Loaves and Dishes! When not in the kitchen or behind the computer, you can find Wendi serving on International Food Conference Boards, Speaking at various conferences, Leading and Cooking for the local Arts Council's "Taste of Stokes" events or donating home cooked goodies to various local non profits such as the Danbury Songwriters and Stokes Partnership for Children. Wendi is also a Registered Nurse with a Master's Degree and serves on her town's board of councilmen.

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