Best Green Bean Casserole

The Best Green Bean Casserole


  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 (10.5 ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 cups French's fried onions


  • Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the green beans and cook for about 5 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • Drain the green beans in a colander and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the condensed cream of mushroom soup, milk, garlic powder, and black pepper.
  • Add the cooked green beans to the bowl with the soup mixture and stir to coat evenly.
  • Pour the green bean mixture into a 2-quart baking dish.