We are in love with Paula Deen's Southern Green Bean Casserole! This easy side dish is perfect for family dinners and it's a great recipe to make ahead of time and reheat later. Green beans in a creamy sauce with cheddar, and crunchy fried onions sprinkled on top! You're going to want to try this!
The combination of flavors in this green bean casserole is SO good and it's so easy to make. You could easily prepare this recipe a day or two ahead of time and then reheat it. The crunchy French's fried onions on top are a must! If you're looking for a tasty side dish recipe to add to your regular rotation, this is the one!
If you're looking for another side dish to compliment your meal, try these easy, cheesy potatoes au gratin. They are super quick to throw together and you can sit and enjoy a rest while they bake in the oven!
This recipe uses simple ingredients, some of which you may already have in your pantry.
- Chicken stock
- Fresh green beans
- Fresh mushrooms
- Cream of mushroom soup
- French's French fried onions
- Garlic powder - you can substitute a few cloves of fresh chopped garlic for the garlic powder.
- Salt & black pepper
Step by Step Instructions
Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease an 2-quart baking dish.
In a large pot, bring 3 cups of chicken broth to a boil. Add green beans and boil in chicken broth for 10 minutes. Drain and set aside.
Meanwhile, in a large skillet, melt butter and add in sliced mushrooms and chopped onions. Sauté until tender, about 5 to 7 minutes.
To the skillet, add green beans, cream of mushroom soup and ⅓ cup of the French fried onions. Stir to combine.
Spread mixture in prepared 2 quart baking dish.
Bake in 350°F oven for 20 minutes.
Sprinkle with shredded cheddar cheese and continue cooking for 10 more minutes.
Sprinkle with remaining fried onion rings and enjoy!
Store in baking dish, covered with foil or airtight container for up to four days.
To reheat, cover with foil and place in oven-proof container. Reheat in 350°F oven for 25 to 30 minutes.
Yes, this is the perfect go-to side dish to make ahead. Since this recipe is perfect for family gatherings and potlucks, it's practical to make it ahead and reheat it for 25 to 30 minutes in a 350°F oven.