Green bean casserole was invented in 1955 by the Campbell Soup Company. It has since become a Thanksgiving favorite in the United States.

There are many basic recipes for green bean casserole. Here is one example:

  • Green bean casserole from the Wikibooks Cookbook, source of original article licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Serves: 4



  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Stir beans, milk, ½ of onions, pepper, soup, and soy sauce in a 3-quart casserole.
  3. Bake until hot, about 25 minutes.
  4. Sprinkle top with rest of onions.
  5. Bake another 5 minutes.


  • Cream of mushroom soup may be regular or reduced sodium.
  • If you love cheese, substitute ½ cup shredded cheese for the soy sauce.
  • ½ cup of chopped red bell peppers will make it very colorful.
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