Green Bean Casserole with Bacon

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Green Bean Casserole with Bacon
  • 2 (12-oz) packages steam-in-bag green beans
  • 1 (8-oz) package sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (15-oz) jar Alfredo sauce
  • 1 cup shredded white Cheddar cheese
  • 1 (2.8-oz) container French fried onions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Cook beans in microwave as directed. Transfer to a large bowl.
  2. Sauté mushrooms in butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat 10 to 12 minutes, stirring once after 8 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add to beans in bowl.
  3. Cook bacon in skillet until crisp. Crumble bacon, and add to beans. Reserve 1 Tbsp drippings in skillet. Cook onion and garlic in drippings until tender. Add to beans. Stir in Alfredo sauce and cheese.
  4. Spoon into a greased baking dish. Sprinkle with French fried onions. Bake 20 minutes or until bubbly.


  1. why have i never thought about putting bacon in my green bean casserole before?!?! looks so good!!

  2. My hubby and I were just talking about adding bacon or homemade alfredo sauce in it....perfect for thanksgiving dinner!

  3. Oh my, this looks really yummy... :3

  4. Marnie G (Derrick Todd)3/24/2015 07:11:00 AM

    I had never thought to put bacon in this "traditional" dish. My sister would LOVE it -- she puts bacon in so many different dishes.

  5. This sounds delicious, but it has bacon in it, so I know it will be!

  6. Im pregnant and eat green beans about 3 times a week. My husband will be happy to see a new green bean recipe!

  7. Oh My Gosh does this recipe look Delicious! We have had green bean casserole a lot of times at Family Gatherings. Your recipe tops the cake!!I definitely will pin this recipe . I will make this recipe for the next Family Gathering!! Thankyou so much for sharing! Have a Great Day!!

  8. Michael Lambert5/30/2015 12:15:00 AM

    One of my favorite things for the holidays is green bean casserole. This version sounds a lot better. Will have to show my wife.

  9. amazingly, I think this recipe tops the traditional green bean casserole, everyone's favorite. I want to make this!!!

  10. This is one of my favorite holiday dishes, but I've never tried it with bacon. Yum!

  11. I love green bean salad. Next time I make it,will be for the Holidays. I will put bacon in it.

  12. I love green bean casserole. I am the only one at our house that will eat it though, so I only get to have it at family gatherings

  13. Yum!! I love green bean casserole, it is something that I look forward to every year (I make it for both Thanksgiving and Christmas because I love it so much)! I have definitely never made it with bacon though, thank you so much for sharing the recipe. :)


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