Green Bean Surprise

Green Bean Surprise Recipe

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Sarah Petty


One time at my parents' house, I decided to make up a dish out of random ingredients we had that were not already being used for something else. I was pleasantly surprised at the turnout and have made it several times since! A great dish for casserole lovers!


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30 Min
40 Min


  • 1 1/2 can(s)
    italian cut green beans (large can)
  • 1 can(s)
    canned chicken pieces (large can)
  • 1 can(s)
    cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 can(s)
    cream of chicken
  • 2 stalk(s)
  • 1/4 medium
    green pepper
  • 2 tsp
    italian seasoning (to taste)
  • 2 tsp
    salt and pepper (to taste)
  • 2/3 pkg
    shredded casserole cheese
  • 1 can(s)
    chow main noodles
  • 1 stick
  • 1 slice

How to Make Green Bean Surprise


  1. Chop celery, green pepper, and onion and put in medium to large mixing bowl. Melt butter in microwave and add to bowl.
  2. Add all other ingredients except cheese and noodles. Mix well.
  3. Spray or grease 9 X 13 dish or a little smaller if you don't have that size. Poor contents of mixing bowl into dish.
  4. Preheat oven to 350 F. Once oven is preheated, put dish in and bake for 20 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle cheese evenly over. Place back in oven and bake for another 20. At 10 minutes left, sprinkle noodles on top but do not cover cheese completely.
  6. Cool for 5 to 10 minutes. Serve.

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About Green Bean Surprise

Course/Dish: Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #Casserole, #green bean

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