Crock Pot Green Bean Casserole

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4.88 from 25 votes
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 3 hours
Total: 3 hours 5 minutes

Crock Pot Green Bean Casserole is a time saving twist on a classic recipe but it is still full of that irresistible flavor that we love. No bowl needed bake in the oven. It is a real time saver.

Crock Pot Green Bean Casserole

This crock pot green bean casserole is the perfect way to multitask in the kitchen. Every Holiday it seems like we never have enough space in the oven space for what we need to cook.

This crock pot version of this family favorite recipe is the perfect way to save time and space and make it from scratch.

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What We Love About This Slow Cooker Green Bean Casserole Recipe

This recipe is just part of Holiday tradition. You honestly can not make it any easier than this recipe. Campbell’s even has ten things you did not know about green bean casserole, see them here.

  • Easy: Just put it into your slow cooker, stir and set.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry, fridge or freezer.
  • Family Friendly: This is a family favorite during the holidays!
  • Adaptable: Can make it with low fat soup and skim milk.
  • Makes Great Leftovers: Who doesn’t love leftover Thanksgiving dinner.
Side view of the Crock Pot Green Bean Casserole.

Ingredient Notes

  •  Green Beans: Can green beans, frozen green beans or fresh green beans.
  •  Cream of Mushroom Soup: Campbell’s soup is what I use but you can use any brand that you wish.
  •  Milk: Whole milk or skim milk will work.
  •  Soy sauce: You can make a sodium free version or a vegan version for this side dish.
  •  House Seasoning Blend: A perfect blend of garlic powder, onion powder salt and pepper.
  •  French Fried Onions: Crispy fried onions make this dish.
Green Beans for casserole.

Equipment Needed for this Holiday Dinner

How to Make Crock Pot Green Bean Casserole

These are the basic steps for making campbell’s green bean casserole recipe. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

STEP 1: STIR

First, pour soup, soy sauce, milk, black pepper, green beans and 1/2 cup of the French fried onions in a slow cooker and then stir to combine. Second, cook on low for 2 to three hours.

STEP 2: TOP

Finally, stir and top with remaining french fried onions, replace the lid and lastly cook for an additional 10 minutes.

Fried Onion for toppers.

Prep and Storage Tips for the Crockpot Green Bean Casserole Recipe

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

Truly, there is no need to make this recipe ahead of time because by using the crock pot you can free up the stove.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. It will be wonderful for up to five days.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

Yes, just like the traditional casserole it can be frozen, however you might want to add additional french fried onions to get that crisp top.

HOW TO REHEAT THIS RECIPE

Indeed, it is safe to reheat green bean casserole in the microwave. As long as the vegetable side dish is reheated to an internal temperature to 165 degrees Fahrenheit.

Frequently Asked Questions about Crock Pot Green Bean Casserole Recipe

CAN I SUBSTITUTE SOMETHING FOR THE SOY SAUCE?

Of course, coconut aminos sauce is a perfect replacement. It is soy-free, gluten-free, and vegan.

CAN FRENCH CUT GREENBEANS?

Yes, but it will change the texture. I like a thicker cut green bean recipe.

HOW TO MAKE CLEAN UP EASIER?

To make the clean up even easier do not forget to use a crock pot liner such as this one.

SHOULD I USE CANNED GREEN BEANS?

Truly, you can use frozen or fresh for this recipe, however, I find that the canned really taste the best.

Top shot of Crock Pot Green Bean Casserole.

Expert Tips for Making This Slow Cooker Green Bean Casserole Recipe

  • Double:  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately.
  • Add Bacon: Bacon bits or even ham pieces can be added to the recipe.
  • Alternate ingredient: If you are not a fan of mushroom soup mixture, Cream of Chicken Soup or cream of celery canned soup can be used.
  • Cheese: Try a sprinkle of parmesan cheese or cheddar cheese to the top of the casserole.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: This recipe will of course work in the oven or even the instant pot.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Fat free soup and fat free milk can be used in this recipe.

What to Serve with Crock Pot Green Bean Casserole

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Crock Pot Green Bean Casserole
4.88 from 25 votes

Crock Pot Green Bean Casserole

Yield: 6 servings
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 3 hours
Total: 3 hours 5 minutes
Crock Pot Green Bean Casserole is a time saving twist on a classic recipe but it is still full of that irresistible flavor that we love. No bowl or need to bake in the oven. It is a real time saver.
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Ingredients

  • 3 14.5 oz cans green beans, drained
  • 1 10.5 oz can cream of mushroom soup
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoons House Seasoning Blend
  • 1 1/2 cups french fried onions

Instructions

  • Combine soup, soy sauce, milk, black pepper, green beans and 1/2 cup of the French fried onions in a slow cooker.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Cook on low for 2-3 hours or until bubbly.
  • Stir the mixture and top with remaining French fried onions.
  • Cover and cook for an additional 10 minutes.

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Expert Tips

 
  • Double:  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately.
  • Add Bacon: Bacon bits or even ham pieces can be added to the recipe.
  • Alternate ingredient: If you are not a fan of mushroom soup mixture, Cream of Chicken Soup or cream of celery canned soup can be used.
  • Cheese: Try a sprinkle of parmesan cheese or cheddar cheese to the top of the casserole.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: This recipe will of course work in the oven or even the instant pot.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Fat free soup and fat free milk can be used in this recipe.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 108kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 630mg | Potassium: 46mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 53IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1mg
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: casserole, crock pot, green beans, slow cooker

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12 thoughts on “Crock Pot Green Bean Casserole”

  1. 5 stars
    Genius! I never thought of putting green bean casserole in the crockpot before! I never have enough room in the oven for everything. This is perfect!

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  2. 5 stars
    Slow cooking is definitely the way to go with this yummy casserole! It’s a great way to free up oven space when making holiday meals. Love it!

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  3. love green bean casserole first time going in the crock pot…think it will be great and everything tastes better ahead of time and on Holidays saves time for the things that need you last minute..and the oven is already full..Enjoy your Thanksgiving..

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    • You add it with all of the other of the other ingredients. Thank you for bringing this up. I corrected the recipe. 🙂

      Reply
  4. It’s so funny, but can you believe that I’ve never had green bean casserole. I swear, one of these days I am going to make one just so I can say I tried it.

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