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A Twist on a Timeless Holiday Dish

Nov 21, 2016 03:35AM ● Published by Family Features

As millions of families across the country prepare to share holiday meals together, sometimes all it takes to perfect those revered moments is a twist on a timeless classic.

While it may be true that no holiday dinner is complete without the green bean casserole – a classic festive favorite – your guests could fall in love with a new take on tradition. This time around, try shaking things up with bacon and cheddar, or add some Italian flair with a differently seasoned casserole.

Either way, with premium ingredients like Del Monte Green Beans, which are picked at the peak of freshness with water and a touch of natural sea salt, you’ll be left begging your guests to leave some leftovers.

With Bacon and Cheddar Green Bean Casserole or Green Bean Casserole Italiano, all you have to do is make a couple of simple tweaks to add that new flavor to the holiday menu.

For more holiday cooking inspiration and recipes, visit DelMonte.com.

Bacon and Cheddar Green Bean Casserole
Servings: 12
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes

  • 2          cans (10 1/2 ounces each) Campbell’s Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup
  • 1          cup milk
  • 1/2       cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 6          slices bacon, cooked and chopped (about 6 tablespoons), divided
  • 1/4       teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 4          cans (14.5 ounces each) Del Monte Green Beans, drained
  • 2 2/3    cups French’s Crispy Fried Onions, divided
  1. Heat oven to 350° F.
  2. In 3-quart baking dish, stir soup, milk, 1/4 cup cheese, 5 tablespoons bacon, black pepper, green beans and 1 1/3 cups onions.
  3. Bake 25 minutes, or until bean mixture is hot and bubbling; stir. Sprinkle with remaining cheese, onions and bacon.
  4. Bake 5 minutes, or until onions are golden brown.

Green Bean Casserole Italiano
Servings: 12
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes

  • 2          cans (10 1/2 ounces each) Campbell’s Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup
  • 1          cup milk
  • 1/2       cup shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1/2       cup chopped, well-drained sundried tomatoes in olive oil, divided
  • 1/4       teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2          teaspoons Italian seasoning, crushed
  • 4          cans (14.5 ounces each) Del Monte Green Beans, drained
  • 2 2/3    cups French’s Crispy Fried Onions, divided
  1. Heat oven to 350° F.
  2. In 3-quart baking dish, stir soup, milk, 1/4 cup cheese, 6 tablespoons tomatoes, black pepper, Italian seasoning, green beans and 1 1/3 cups onions.
  3. Bake 25 minutes, or until bean mixture is hot and bubbling; stir. Sprinkle with remaining cheese, onions and tomatoes.
  4. Bake 5 minutes, or until onions are golden brown.

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