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christy's infamous green bean casserole

★★★★★ 7
a recipe by
Christy Lowrance
Carrollton, IL

It is very important to use the name brand ingredients. This is NOT your ordinary green bean casserole. Once you have made this, no one will request the "other" one again. I came up with this recipe back in the '80s. Enjoy and please let me know what you think. This recipe can easily be doubled or tripled. This is a dynamite hot side dish for BBQs.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Green bean casserole is iconic at the holidays but this recipe is so good you'll be serving it year around. It takes the traditional green bean casserole (mushroom soup, green beans, and crunchy fried onions and adds a layer of creamy Velveeta cheese. The Velveeta melts into the filling and helps make this casserole super creamy. Buttery corn flakes are sprinkled on top and are crunchy once baked. This side dish is creamy, cheesy, and crunchy. A recipe for a successful holiday side dish.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 7
serves 8-10
prep time 20 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For christy's infamous green bean casserole

  • 1 can
    Campbell's cream of mushroom soup (10.5 oz)
  • 1 can
    French's fried onions (small can, 2.8 oz)
  • 2 can
    Del Monte French-style green beans (14.5 oz each)
  • 1
    small block Velveeta cheese (8 oz)
  • 2 c
    crushed Kellogg's corn flakes
  • 1/2 c
    butter, melted
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp

How To Make christy's infamous green bean casserole

  • Drained green beans, cream of mushroom soup, salt, pepper, and French fried onions in a baking dish.
    In a 13x9 pan, mix together drained green beans, cream of mushroom soup, salt, pepper, and French fried onions.
  • Slices of Velveeta added to the baking dish.
    With a cheese slicer, slice the Velveeta cheese. Layer on top of the green bean mixture.
  • Melted butter in a bowl.
    Melt butter in a large bowl.
  • Mixing corn flakes into the butter.
    Combine with crushed corn flakes.
  • Buttered corn flakes spread on top of the cheese.
    Spread on top of the cheese.
  • Green bean casserole baking in the oven.
    Bake uncovered at 375 for 40 minutes - watching that the Corn Flakes do not get too brown.
  • Christy's Infamous Green Bean Casserole ready to be served.
    Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.