This cheesy green bean casserole is the perfect comfort side dish. It only takes a few minutes to mix it all together for a warm, and amazing dish. The decadence from the cream of mushroom, heavy cream and shredded cheese will make every bite of green beans melt in your mouth. Not to mention savory and crunch French fried onion topping makes for some great texture. This will be a favorite for any holiday or potluck meal.
This dish is seriously one of my favorites. I love making it for every holiday. Seriously. Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter. All of them I’m making a cheesy green bean casserole. I really love making it this way. The cream and the cheese are not essential in this dish. No going back for me. It’s the sweet, creamy flavors, topped with the crunch and salty French-fried onions just make each bite pop. I could seriously eat this whole pan it’s so good.
Equipment You’ll Need
The main think you’ll need for this green bean casserole is a mixing bowl and a 9×13 casserole dish. That’s literally it. I used my cast iron dish. It’s just a habit now and I love it. When I’m finished with the dish, I just wash it out with water, wipe it down dry, then rub it down with oil. A simpler process would definitely be to use a glass or ceramic dish.
Ingredients You’ll Need
I used 4 cans of cut green beans.
Cream of mushroom soup:
You’ll need two cans of cream of mushroom soup. You can use reduced sodium if you wish to.
heavy cream & cheese:
This is the magic of the recipe. You’ll use a cup of heavy cream and a cup and a half of mild cheddar. This is so delicious and makes this recipe in my opinion!
This is like a French’s green bean casserole recipe in the sense that is uses ALOT of French-fried onions. Too many is never too much. I also put some thinly sliced onion on the top as well. I just felt like it made the casserole pretty.
How to Make a Cheesy Green Bean Casserole
Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients minus the French-fried onions. Mix thoroughly.
Dump it all into a greased 9×13 dish. Top with the French-fried onions. Bake for 20-25 minutes. The onions will be golden and sides will be bubbly. Serve and enjoy!
Cheesy Green Bean Casserole
- Large Mixing Bowl
- Spoon or Spatula
- 9×13 Baking Dish
- 4 cans Green Beans
- 2 cans Cream of Mushroom Soup
- 1 cup Heavy Cream
- 1 1/2 cups Mild Cheddar Cheese
- 1 tsp Salt
- 1 tbsp Pepper
- 1 tsp Sugar
- 1 tsp Garlic Powder
- 2 cups French Fried Onions
- Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients minus the French-fried onions. Mix thoroughly.
- Dump it all into a greased 9×13 dish. Top with the French-fried onions. Bake for 20-25 minutes. The onions will be golden and sides will be bubbly. Serve and enjoy!
Make ahead:You can make this recipe several days in advance and store it premixed in the fridge. Just add the French-fried onions before baking.
Before you go…
So, what did you think about this recipe? Did you try it? If so, what did you think? I wanna know all the details! Please let me know here or in the comments below! Happy cooking!