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Name: Original Green Bean Casserole
Key Ingredient: green beans
Preparation: bake
Cuisine: American
Source: Favorite Recipe Treasury of Christmas #12
Food Group: vegetable
Meals: dinner
Courses: side
Temperature: hot
Effort: easy
Prep. Time: :05
Elapsed Time: :40
Occasion: Thanksgiving
Comments: Microwave directions included.
Servings: 6

2 (16 ounce) cans cut green beans, drained, or 2 (9 ounce) packages frozen cut green beans, cooked and drained
3/4 cup milk
1 (10 3/4 ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 (2.8 ounce) can french fried onions

Preheat oven to 350F. In medium bowl, combine beans, milk, soup, pepper and 1/2 can French Fried Onions; pour into 1-1/2-quart casserole. Bake, uncovered, at 350F. for 30 minutes or until heated through. Top with remaining onions; bake, uncovered, 5 minutes or until onions are golden brown.

Microwave Directions: Prepare green bean mixture as above; pour into 1-1/2-quart microwave-safe casserole. Cook, covered on HIGH 8 to 10 minutes or until heated through. Stir beans halfway through cooking time. Top with remaining onions; cook, uncovered, 1 minute. Let stand 5 minutes.

Variations: Cook 4 slices bacon until crisp and crumble. Add to green bean mixture. Or, toast 1/2 cup sliced almonds. Add with remaining onions.

Cylia?25 December 2007, 21:31

I had to bring a green bean dish for my family holiday dinner and your recipe was a hit! Thanks!!

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