Don’t get me wrong, I love my mama’s classic back of the can green bean casserole….so much in fact that I probably make once or twice a year beyond Thanksgiving. But….sometimes a girl has gotta have options. So, if you’re looking to add a little something new and surprising on your holiday table, I promise you will be the Thanksgiving hero with this recipe!
If you’re interested in this recipe keep reading.
Not Your Mama’s Green Bean Casserole
Cook Time: 35-45 minutes
Keywords: bake side Thanksgiving Christmas Easter American
- 8 slices bacon
- 1 pound frozen green beans
- 1 1/2 C. frozen corn
- 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
- 1/2 C. mayonnaise
- 2 TBSP butter, softened
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 1/4 C. French fried onions
Preheat oven to 400.
Thoroughly spray a 9×13 baking dish and set aside.
Cook bacon until crispy. Drain on a paper towel and coarsely chop. Reserve some of the bacon drippings.
Bring a small amount of lightly salted water to a boil. Add green beans and bring back up to a boil. Reduce heat and cover. Cook for 6-8 minutes. Add the frozen corn to the green beans during the last 2-3 minutes of cooking. Drain excess water and set vegetables aside.
In a large bowl combine all the additional ingredients except the French fried onions and mix well. Add the vegetables and bacon to the cream cheese mixture and mix well.
Add green bean mixture to prepared baking dish. Drizzle a Tablespoon or two of the reserved bacon drippings over the casserole.
Add 1/4 C. of the French fried onions to the top of your casserole. Cover with foil and bake for 35-45 minutes. Remove foil and add the additional french fried onions during the last 5-10 minutes of baking.
I hope this simple yet delicious recipe becomes a game changer during your holidays too!
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