Can you microwave green bean casserole?

Can you microwave green bean casserole

Can you microwave green bean casserole? Yes, you can microwave green bean casserole. It should take anywhere from five to fifteen minutes (or slightly more) depending on the total yield. To microwave green bean casserole, prepare the green bean mixture in a microwaveable bowl (according to the recipe) and cook untill completely heated through while making sure to stir beans halfway through cooking time. Top with French Fried Onions and cook for additional 1 minute. The final consistency may be runny after taking out from the microwave but will thicken as it stands before serving.

Cooking green bean casserole in the microwave is a great way to free up your range and reserve it only for heavy-duty cooking. Microwave green bean casserole cooks a whole lot faster than the oven variant and tastes just as good. Nutrients and other essential vitamins in the green beans are also preserved, so no need to worry about loosing much of the vitamins or dietary fiber.
Here’s a simple microwave green bean casserole to kick-start your evening!
Of course this recipe is open to your personal preferences so feel free to adjust ingredients and make it your own.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 (10 3/4 oz) can of condensed cream of mushroom soup. 
  • 2 (14.5 oz) cans of fresh cut green beans: drained and rinsed off for lowest sodium..
  • 3/4 cup milk.
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups French’s crispy Fried ONIONS, divided.
Directions

Combine soup, milk and black pepper in medium bowl and stir well untill blended. Add green beans and 1 cups of French Fried Onions. Stir to combine.
Transfer mixture to a microwaveable dish, cover and microwave on high for 3 minutes. Remove dish from microwave, stir well and add in the remaining Crispy Fried Onions. Microwave on high for 3 minutes or untill heated through.
Remove from microwave and let sit for about 5 minutes. Serve as desired.
Other ways to cook this green bean casserole:
Here’s how to make this classic green bean casserole with other appliances in the kitchen.

Oven:

Ingredients: Use the same ingredients from above

Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • Combine mushroom soup, milk, black pepper, green beans and one cup of French’s fried onions in a casserole dish.
  • Bake uncovered in the oven for 35 minutes or untill bubbly.
  • Remove from the oven, stir and top with the remaining onion. Return into the oven and cook for additional 10 minutes or untill golden brown.
  • Serve with mashed potatoes or as desired.

Slow cooker:

Ingredients: 
  • 2 (10 3/4 oz) condensed cream of mushroom soup. 
  • 3 (14.5 oz) cans of fresh cut green beans: drained and rinsed off for lowest sodium.
  • 1/3 cup milk.
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper.
  • 1 1/2 cups French’s crispy Fried ONIONS, divided.

Instructions:

  • Spray crock pot with cooking spray.
  • Combine soup, milk and black pepper in the crock pot untill well blended.
  • Add green beans and 1 cup of French’s fried onions. Stir to combine.
  • Lid the crock pot and cook on low for 2 hours 30 minutes.
  • After 2 hours 30 minutes, stir well and top with remaining onions.
  • Replace lid and cook for additional 30 minutes.

Stove Top:

Ingredients:

  • 1 (10 3/4 oz) condensed cream of mushroom soup. 
  • 2 (14.5 oz) cans of fresh cut green beans: drained and rinsed off for lowest sodium.
  • 1/4 cup milk.
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper.
  • 1 1/2 cups French’s crispy Fried ONIONS, divided.
Instructions:
  • Mix soup, milk and pepper in a skillet over medium hot heat.
  • Add green beans and 1 cup of French’s crispy Fried Onions. Stir to combine.
  • Let cook untill bubbly.
  • Serve with the remaining onion topping. 

Instant pot:

Ingredients:

  • 2 (10 3/4 oz) condensed cream of mushroom soup. 
  • 2 (14.5 oz) cans of fresh cut green beans: drained and rinsed off for lowest sodium.
  • 1/3 cup milk.
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper.
  • 1 1/2 cups French’s crispy Fried ONIONS.

Directions:

  • Spray 6 or 8 quart instant pot with cooking spray.
  • Combine soup, green beans and black pepper untill well blended.
  • Set to manual and cook on low pressure for 15 minutes.
  • Slow release steam, stir, set to manual and cook on low pressure for additional 10 minutes.
  • Natural release and serve with the remaining fried onions.

Air fryer:

Ingredients:

  • 1 (10 3/4 oz) condensed cream of mushroom soup. 
  • 2 (14.5 oz) cans of fresh cut green beans: drained and rinsed off for lowest sodium.
  • 3/4 cup milk.
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper.
  • 6 oz French’s crispy Fried ONIONS.
Directions:

  • Combine green beans, cream of mushroom soup, milk and black pepper in a skillet and bring to a low simmer.
  • Transfer mixture to a casserole dish that can fit in an air fryer.
  • Add half French’s crispy Fried ONIONS. Sir to combine.
  • Place casserole on the air fryer basket and air fry at 350°F for 15 minutes. 
  • Serve with the remaining onion topping.

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