Grandma's Green Bean Casserole

Grandma's Green Bean Casserole

Side Dish Casseroles Green Bean Casserole

This recipe is much better than the standard mushroom soup and French fried onion version.

Servings per recipe: 10
Calories per serving: 215
Preparation time: 15m
Total cooking time: 55m


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon white sugar
  • 1/4 cup onion, diced
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3 (14.5 ounce) cans French style green beans, drained
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup crumbled buttery round crackers
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted


  • 1   Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • 2   Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in flour until smooth, and cook for one minute. Stir in the salt, sugar, onion, and sour cream. Add green beans, and stir to coat.
  • 3   Transfer the mixture to a 2 1/2 quart casserole dish. Spread shredded cheese over the top. In a small bowl, toss together cracker crumbs and remaining butter, and sprinkle over the cheese.
  • 4   Bake for 30 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the top is golden and cheese is bubbly.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 16.4g 25%
    Saturated Fat 10.0g  
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 832mg 33%
Potassium 64mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 9.5g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1.1g 5%
Protein 7.8g 16%
Sugars 3g  
Vitamin A 792IU  
Vitamin C 3mg  
Calcium 213mg  
Iron 1mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 1mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 10mg  
Folate 10mcg