Green Bean Casserole Recipe

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Green Bean Casserole

Marian Arbour


I like to serve vegetable casseroles when I have several people over for dinner as this can be prepared ahead of time which lets me have some time with my friends.

★★★★★ 1 vote
20 Min
30 Min


2 lb
green beans,, trimmed
4 slice
side bacon cut into 1/4 inch pieces { optional}
3 clove
garlic minced
1 large
onion chopped
4 Tbsp
1 c
4 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1/2 c
half and half
1/8 tsp
cayenne pepper
1 c
red pepper diced
1 c
grated old cheddar cheese
1 c
panko bread crumbs
1/2 c
grated parmesan cheese


1Blanch green beans drop into boiling water and cook 3 minutes,,remove with slotted spoon and drop into bowl of ice water drain once cool set aside.
2Add bacon to skillet saute for 3 minutes add onion and garlic and cook 3 to 5 minutes until bacon is done but not too crisp and onions are golden, remove from heat set aside in a bowl..
3In same skillet melt butter over medium heat, whisk in flour and cook for 2 minutes stirring, pour in milk and cream whisking constantly until thick..add salt and pepper to taste and cayenne pepper and cheddar cheese and diced pepper and cook til cheese melts.
4Add bacon mixture to pan pour over beans and stir gently top with crumbs and parmesan cheese Bake in 350F oven for 30 minutes or golden,

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Side Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Canadian