Ahh yes. Green bean casserole. It’s a tasty dish that most people enjoy all year long. And there are many takes on this classic American recipe. Here’s a green bean casserole the whole family will love, and we’re confident you will too. Best of all, not only is it easy to make, but it yields up to 10 servings.
Start With These Ingredients
- 2 cans (10-3/4 ounces each) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
- 1 cup whole milk
- 2 teaspoons soy sauce
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 2 packages (16 ounces each) frozen green beans, cooked and drained
- 1 can (6 ounces) french-fried onions, divided
Consider These Other Ingredients
As you know, there are countless versions of green bean casserole, and this one encourages you to make it your own. How? By experimenting with various other ingredients. That’s right. Would you rather use a different cream soup? Do you think a sauteed red onion or sweet red pepper might add a little flavor? Make this green bean casserole your own by substituting, adding, or subtracting anything you think that would make it better. You won’t be the first. That’s why there are so many versions of this dish.
The Original Green Bean Casserole
With all these variations, did you ever wonder if there was a very first green bean casserole? The one that set the standard for all these offshoot modifications. The answer is yes, yes there was. Green bean casserole can trace its roots back to the woman who created it. Dorcas Reilly was hired to work at the Campbell’s Test Kitchen in 1949. A few years later, in 1955, she created the legendary dish that has been a staple of many households ever since. And like you’ve been encouraged to do with your green bean casserole, she did a lot of experimenting before she landed on her recipe.
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Your Own Green Bean Casserole
So, how will yours turn out? What ingredients will you add? Whatever you decide to do with your recipe, we’re confident that you’ll come up with something very tasty – just like Dorcas Reilly.
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