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Hearty Green Bean Casserole

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What is Thanksgiving dinner without Green Bean Casserole? I use frozen green beans instead of canned and my homemade cream of chicken soup recipe for the sauce. It tastes way better than throwing a can of chicken soup on top of canned beans. Enjoy!

Hearty Green Bean Casserole

Fresher whole ingredients for Thanksgiving Green Bean Casserole
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12 people
Author heartysmarty

Ingredients

Homemade Cream of Chicken Soup

  • 1/4 cup onion minced
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 1/4 cup milk 2% milkfat
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon “Better than Bouillon” chicken base
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Green Beans

  • 6 Cups Frozen Green Beans
  • 1 Cup French Fried Onions

Instructions

Homemade Cream of Chicken Soup

  • Sauté onions in butter in a medium saucepan until onions are soft and translucent.
  • Mix in the flour to form a paste.
  • Pour in half of the milk and whisk continually until well-combined with a wire whisk.
  • Add the rest of the milk and the bouillon and continue whisking until mixture thickens and begins to bubble.
  • Remove from heat. Season with salt and pepper.

Green Beans

  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9 inch square pan and place thawed green beans inside. Mix in the cream of chicken soup until the beans are fully coated.
  • Bake for about 25 minutes. Top with french fried onions before baking it another 5 minutes.

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