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green bean surprise

a recipe by
Sarah Petty
Knoxville, TN

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!

serves 2-4 heartily
prep time 30 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For green bean surprise

  • 1 1/2 can
    italian cut green beans (large can)
  • 1 can
    canned chicken pieces (large can)
  • 1 can
    cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 can
    cream of chicken
  • 2 stalk
  • 1/4 md
    green pepper
  • 2 tsp
    italian seasoning (to taste)
  • 2 tsp
    salt and pepper (to taste)
  • 2/3 pkg
    shredded casserole cheese
  • 1 can
    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.