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Green Bean Casserole

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 16 to 20 servings
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2 pounds haricots verts (French thin green beans)

2 large red onions, finely diced

8 tablespoons (1/2 cup or 1 stick) butter, unsalted

2 (10-ounce) cans cream of mushroom soup

3 tomatoes, seeded and diced

4 cans French-fried onions

Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Blanch the haricots verts in hot water for about 3 to 5 minutes then remove from heat and shock in iced water. Drain and set aside to cool.
  2. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  3. In a large skillet saute the chopped onion in butter. Then add the cooled beans and saute for a couple of minutes. Add the canned mushroom soup and mix well.
  4. Transfer to a buttered casserole dish and top with the diced tomato, French-fried onions, and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Bake in oven for about 10 minutes.