Green Bean Casserole Recipe

A time-honored classic, this Green Bean Casserole recipe with cheese uses butter crackers for a delightful crunch. Bacon and almonds complete this favorite side dish. Perfect for the holiday table.


  • 1 Tbsp of bacon grease
  • 1 cup onion, sliced
  • 1/2 lb. processed cheese, cubed
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 (9 oz.) pkgs. frozen cut green beans, thawed
  • 4 bacon slices, cooked crisp and crumbled
  • 1/4 cup almonds, slivered
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 cup butter flavored crackers, crushed


Preheat the oven to 350F degrees.

Sauté onions in bacon grease over medium heat until tender (about 5 minutes).

Mix in cheese and milk, stirring constantly until cheese is melted.

Stir in green beans until completely coated.

Mix in bacon and almonds.

Season with pepper and spoon mixture into an ungreased 1 1/2 qt. casserole dish.

Sprinkle with crushed crackers completely to the edge of the dish.

Bake 15 minutes or until bubbly around the edges.

Serves 6.


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