Can you Make Green Bean Casserole Ahead of Time

This side dish is so easy to prepare and make.

You don’t even need to make a roux for the cream sauce! Best of all, the rouxcan be made grain free or gluten free – you choose.Mix all of of the “cream sauce” ingredients together and give it a good whisk!Set that aside and get all of your produce prepped.Grab yourself some shredded cheese, then everything goes into a casserole dishto bake and get all bubbly and golden brown.While it bakes you can whip up some super crispy bacon – or better yet, prepthat ahead of time!Once the Bacon Green Bean Scalloped Potato Casserole has baked, top it withall of the crumbled up crispy bacon bits.Then serve this masterpiece as a meal in itself or get it ready to share onthe holiday table.

A Holiday Casserole

I love green bean casserole. This is a version of the Cambells green beancasserole that most of us grew up on. It reminds me of childhood and I loveit, although I do love a from scratch green bean casserole too! This recipetakes almost no prep making it the easiest side dish ever!

What Goes In French’s Green Bean Casserole

* 1 can cream of mushroom soup * 3/4 cup whole milk * 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper * 4 cups of cooked green beans (2 cans) * 1 1/3 cups French’s Crispy Fried Onions, Original dividedFirst, preheat your oven to 350°F.Mix the cream of mushroom soup, milk, and pepper in a 1 1/2-quart baking dish.Stir in beans and 2/3 cup Crispy Fried Onions.Bake 30 minutes or until hot. Stir.Top with remaining 2/3 cup crispy onions. Bake for an additional 5 minutesuntil onions are golden brown.DOUBLE-UP: To feed a larger crowd, you can double the recipe and prepare in a13×9-inch baking dish.Use a whole 6-ounce container of French’s Crispy Fried Onions, reserving 1 1/3cup for the topping. Increase your cook time to 40 minutes or until heatedthrough.

How Long to Cook Green Bean Casserole

Total time including prep to make classic green bean casserole is about 40minutes.You may need to increase the cooking time if you doubled the recipe. Just makesure that the dish is hot prior to serving.

How Long To Cook Green Bean Casserole

Green bean casserole only takes about 40 minutes and only 5 of that is prep!You can make green bean casserole up to a day in advance and keep it in thefridge until you bake it, saving you precious time during the rest of dinnerprep. Keep in mind if your green bean casserole has been in the fridge, youwill likely need to add some extra time!While I do sometimes take the time to make a Fresh Green Bean Casserole fromscratch, I have to admit, this recipe takes me back to childhood. I love theflavors and the simplicity!

Can you Make Green Bean Casserole Ahead of Time?

Yes! Make it ahead of time to save precious moments on Thanksgiving orChristmas.Just mix all the ingredients and pour into your baking dish. Cover withplastic wrap or foil until you’re ready to bake it.Do note that with the ingredients being cold, you may need to cook longer toheat thoroughly.So, do you love or hate this popular recipe? I know that you probably havesome strong opinions about this old-fashioned side dish recipe. I know mostpeople do! I’d love to hear your story in the comments below!

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Please leave a comment on the blog or share a photo on InstagramBacon Green Bean Scalloped Potato CasseroleBacon Green Bean Scalloped Potato Casserole is the perfect holiday side dishor comfort food for any day. This delicious, grain free dish is loaded withcreamy, cheesy goodness and is so easy to make.”

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