These canned green beans recipes take a can of green beans and a few simple ingredients to delicious new heights. Holiday meals and special occasions are not complete without a tasty side dish or two with canned green beans as the main attraction.
From classic casseroles to some tasty green beans side dishes, this roundup has something for everyone. Whether you prefer your green beans crispy or soft, spicy or savory, there's a recipe here to suit your taste buds. Try the southern green beans and bean bacon bundles or the creamy green bean casserole for a delicious and easy meal tonight.
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- Best Canned Green Beans Recipes
- 1. NO MUSHROOM GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE
- 2. Southern-Style Green Beans
- 3. Slow Cooker Barbecued Green Beans
- 4. Garlic Parmesan Canned Green Beans
- 5. Italian Green Beans
- 6. AIR FRYER CANNED GREEN BEANS
- 7. Green Bean Potato Casserole
- 8. RANCH STYLE GREEN BEANS
- 9. MARINATED FOUR BEAN SALAD SIDE DISH
- 10. Easy Canned Green Bean Salad
- 11. Keto Green Beans Recipe with Cream Cheese
- 12. Dressed Up Canned Green Beans
- 13. Cracker Barrel Copycat Southern Green Beans
- 14. CAJUN GREEN BEANS
- 15. Firehouse Green Beans With Bacon
- 16. Blistered Garlic Green Beans
- 17. Blackstone Green Beans with Bacon
- 18. Sweet and Sour Green Beans
- 19. BEST GREEN BEAN SOUP
- 20. Green Bean Casserole with Tater Tots
- 21. Country Style Green Beans
- 22. Creamy Green Bean Casserole
- 23. No Mushroom Green Bean Casserole
- 24. Slow Cooker Barbecued Green Beans
- 25. Italian Stewed Green Beans
- 26. CREOLE GREEN BEANS
- 27. Green Beans, Bacon and Potatoes
- 28. Rotel Green Beans
- 29. Green Bean Potato Casserole
- 30. Teriyaki Green Beans
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Best Canned Green Beans Recipes
1. NO MUSHROOM GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE
Canned green beans, cheese, french fried onions, and a few seasonings is all you need for the best green bean casserole. This is an amazing side dish recipe for nice Sunday dinners and especially for Thanksgiving.
2. Southern-Style Green Beans
This easy recipe for old fashioned slow-cooked green beans starts with bacon and canned green beans and turns into something that tastes like someone’s grandma made them. Trust me, these will not taste like canned beans when they have finished cooking!
3. Slow Cooker Barbecued Green Beans
The canned green beans are slow cooked with ketchup, brown sugar, BBQ sauce (use your favorite) and Worcestershire sauce. And bacon. Lots of bacon bits. I like to add just a touch of cayenne pepper to balance the sweetness some.
Four to five hours in the crock pot on LOW and the green beans are coated in the most amazing sweet and tangy flavor!
4. Garlic Parmesan Canned Green Beans
They're great for the everyday, but I adore them and cook green beans even more because they're also perfect for fancier occasions. Special meals, big family gatherings, and even the holidays. Green beans are a mainstay at them all.
5. Italian Green Beans
We think this is a million times better than the classic green bean casserole. One bite and you are sure to agree this is one of the best green bean recipes EVER!
Tender green beans, bacon, onion, red, yellow, and green bell peppers simmered in Italian marinade. Garnish with cashews before serving.
6. AIR FRYER CANNED GREEN BEANS
These beans are cooked until tender and crispy, making them the perfect accompaniment to any dish.
You can either air fryer regular cut or canned french style green beans recipe. The recipe will work the same!
7. Green Bean Potato Casserole
Who can pass on a dish that has so much flavor with crunchy chopped bacon and cheddar cheese? I also love that this recipe is lighter without all the cream soup inside.
I like having a green vegetable at the dinner table most nights and this twist on the traditional green bean casseroles brings the green and adds in some extra yum.
8. RANCH STYLE GREEN BEANS
Only 4 ingredients and ready in 20 minutes – you can't beat that! This is one of the best canned green beans recipe.
9. MARINATED FOUR BEAN SALAD SIDE DISH
This zesty bean salad is a great summer side dish or potluck favorite, a colorful mix of canned beans tossed with a sweet-tangy dressing!
Fresh beans can be substituted in but canned is what I normally use. This is one of my favorite side dishes that the whole family loves!
10. Easy Canned Green Bean Salad
A very flavorful salad that can be made with canned or fresh cooked green beans that’s perfect any time of the year, but especially good during the hot months of Summer.
I don’t recommend using French Style Green beans, they’re cut to thin, that’s just my opinion though, you can try it if that’s what you have.
11. Keto Green Beans Recipe with Cream Cheese
Keto Green Beans in Cream Cheese and garlic cloves are a delicious smothered green beans hot side dish that is low carb friendly and flavorful for the keto diet!
12. Dressed Up Canned Green Beans
Parmesan makes them rich and cheesy, and they have just the right amount of crunch from crispy bacon, fried onions and toasted almonds.
13. Cracker Barrel Copycat Southern Green Beans
Canned green beans simmered with smokey bacon and onion until they are super tender make an awesome addition to any holiday table, family dinner party, or weekend feast!
These Cracker Barrel Copycat Country Style Green Beans will turn anyone into a green bean lover. I mean, there's bacon in them!
14. CAJUN GREEN BEANS
If you like lots of spice, you may want to add more cayenne and/or paprika. If you want less spice, opt for sweet paprika instead of smoked. You can also leave out the cayenne pepper until tasting and add a bit at the end if desired.
15. Firehouse Green Beans With Bacon
Step aside green bean casserole, Green beans with Bacon are an easy, last-minute side dish for holidays with the best blend of fresh garlic or garlic powder, parmesan cheese and bacon that will have green bean haters begging for this good recipe!
16. Blistered Garlic Green Beans
This is a delicious way to prepare garlic green beans and are a must-have family recipe. The beans are blistered and dehydrated in the pan and bursting with garlic flavor!
17. Blackstone Green Beans with Bacon
We love making this quick side dish on the Blackstone. It saves me time and it makes for an easy cleanup. This Blackstone Green Beans with Bacon recipe is one of our family favorites. It is made with canned greens and seasoned with ingredients but fresh green beans can be used as well.
The bacon is cooked directly on the grilled and then green beans are added. They are sauteed in the bacon fat and a little bacon grease to give them more flavor.
18. Sweet and Sour Green Beans
19. BEST GREEN BEAN SOUP
This easy canned green bean recipe is delicious for any time of the year. It is easy, budget friendly and clean. It is healthy and comforting, takes less that 45 minutes to cook and you can use fresh, frozen or even canned green beans and tomatoes.
20. Green Bean Casserole with Tater Tots
Tater tot casserole with green beans is a hearty side dish perfect for holidays and gatherings. A delicious dish recipe made with canned green beans and loaded with a can of cream of mushroom soup, French’s fried onions, shredded cheese and tater tots.
21. Country Style Green Beans
This recipe is all about making those delicious Country Style Green Beans just like they do at Cracker Barrel. You'll need canned green beans, some crispy bacon, onions, butter, a touch of sugar, and some tasty seasonings.
22. Creamy Green Bean Casserole
You'll need fresh green beans, mushrooms, garlic, and a creamy sauce made from scratch. After sautéing the veggies and whipping up that velvety sauce, you'll have a comforting, classic casserole that's perfect for any occasion.
23. No Mushroom Green Bean Casserole
This creamy, cheesy green bean casserole recipe is a comforting side dish. It's made without creamed soup or mushrooms, making it suitable for those with dietary preferences, and features a crispy fried onion topping for added flavor and crunch. Perfect for a novice cook looking to impress at a holiday dinner.
24. Slow Cooker Barbecued Green Beans
This slow cooker barbecued green beans recipe offers a delicious twist on a classic side dish. Green beans are simmered in a tangy barbecue sauce with bacon and onions, resulting in a flavorful and easy-to-make side that's sure to please both novices and seasoned cooks alike. It's a great addition to any Southern-inspired meal.
25. Italian Stewed Green Beans
Green beans are cooked in a rich tomato sauce with garlic, basil, and a touch of red pepper flakes for a hint of heat. This recipe offers a taste of authentic Italian flavors and can be easily prepared by kitchen beginners.
26. CREOLE GREEN BEANS
These Creole green beans are a flavorful and easy-to-make side dish. Green beans are sautéed with onions, bell peppers, and a blend of Creole seasonings for a spicy kick. It's a fantastic choice for novices looking to add a bit of Southern flair to their dinner table.
27. Green Beans, Bacon and Potatoes
28. Rotel Green Beans
29. Green Bean Potato Casserole
30. Teriyaki Green Beans
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If the recipe doesn't mention that the canned bean must remain in water, it's better to drain it out and let the beans get rinsed before use. This improves the flavor and texture of the finished recipe.
Garlic powder, onion powder, thyme salt and pepper all add amazing flavor to green beans. Any of the canned green bean recipes listed above will also make your canned green beans taste good but you may never look at canned green beans the same way again!
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- NO MUSHROOM GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE
- southern green beans
- Slow Cooker Barbecued Green Beans
- Garlic Parmesan Canned Green Beans
- Italian Green Beans
- AIR FRYER CANNED GREEN BEANS
- Green Bean Potato Casserole
- RANCH STYLE GREEN BEANS
- MARINATED FOUR BEAN SALAD
- canned green bean salad
- Keto Green Beans Recipe with Cream Cheese
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