Tuesday, November 22, 2016

The Timeless Tradition

of Campbell’s Green Bean Casserole

At almost every holiday celebration across America, you will likely find a variation on a timeless staple: Campbell’s Green Bean Casserole. Dorcas Reilly first cooked up this all-American side dish in 1955 and today, an estimated 30 million households will continue to enjoy this family favorite – it’s no wonder Green Bean Casserole has been nicknamed the “mother of all comfort foods.”

Over the years, both home and gourmet chefs have added their own tasty touches, like roasted garlic, hot sauce, bacon, almonds and cheese. For those looking for a new way to enjoy the Green Bean Casserole, the experts from the Campbell’s Kitchen offer these five easy suggestions:

Five Tasty Twists on Campbell’s Green Bean Casserole

  1. For added crunch, add ½ cup sliced almonds to the onion topping.
  2. For bacon lovers, add 4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled, to the bean mixture.
  3. For a festive touch, stir in chopped red pepper with soup.
  4. For cheese lovers, stir in 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese with soup. Omit soy sauce. Sprinkle with an additional 1/2 cup additional Cheddar cheese when adding the remaining onions.
  5. For Golden Green Bean Casserole, substitute Campbell's Condensed Golden Mushroom soup for Cream of Mushroom soup. Omit soy sauce. Stir in 1/2 cup chopped red pepper with the green beans.
For more ideas, tips and recipes for the holiday feast, visit www.CampbellsKitchen.com.

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