15 Thanksgiving Green Bean Recipes That Will Make You Want Seconds
Love 'em or hate 'em, green beans basically own Turkey Day. I mean, when else can you give zero f*cks while eating veggies smothered in heavy sauces with fried onions on top? If casseroles are your favorite Thanksgiving side dish, we rounded up a bevy of modern takes on the traditional Campbell's favorite that feature fresh, not frozen, and crunchy in lieu of soggy ingredients. Plus, we have a few healthy and unique alternatives if you just can't with green bean casseroles. Get ready to dig in!
Honey Mustard Bacon Wrapped Green Beans
Tender bean bundles slathered in a honey mustard and garlic sauce, wrapped in thick slices of salty bacon? Yes, please.
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Roasted Butternut Squash Green Bean Casserole
The texture contrast of soft squash with crisp almonds is just too good in this dish.
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Green Beans With Bacon Mushroom Sauce
We're just confused as to why the original Campbell's recipe didn't include bacon. It seems like the perfect accompanying ingredient, no?
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Almost-Homemade Green Bean Casserole
Forget onions; wait until you try crushed potato chips as a topping.
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Blistered Green Beans With Mushrooms and Caramelized Onions
Not down with cream of mushroom soup and packaged fried onions? Try these blistered, Szechuan-style green beans instead.
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Slow-Cooker Green Bean Casserole
A slow-cooker green bean casserole will save you a ton of oven room without skimping on any of the taste.
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Thanksgiving Grilled Cheese
The most genius way to use up Thanksgiving leftovers.
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Japanese-Meets-American Green Bean Casserole
The smell of buttery onions and earthy mushrooms makes the kitchen the hot place to be on Thanksgiving.
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Mashed Potato Green Bean Casserole
Whoa . . . mashed taters and green beans in one casserole? #GameChanger
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Green Bean Casserole With Parmesan Cheese
Grated parmesan cheese takes this classic to the next level.
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Creamy Vegan Green Bean Casserole
All the flavor without any of the guilt.
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Crispy Fried Green Beans
Tempura-style veggies are the key to happiness.
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You can never have too many side dish recipes . . . especially colorful ones.
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Alfredo Sauce Green Bean Casserole
Alfredo sauce = not just for pasta.
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