Mix in savory bacon, cheesy sauce and crushed crackers to make our Smoky Fresh Green Bean Casserole. Ordinary fresh green bean casseroles: watch out. You've got nothing on this smokier version!
What You Need
Original recipe yields 10 servings
1-1/2 lb. fresh green beans, trimmed, cut into 1-inch lengths
3 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon, chopped
1/2 cup finely chopped onion s
2 Tbsp. flour
1-1/2 cups milk
1 pkg. (8 oz.) KRAFT Shredded Triple Cheddar Cheese with a TOUCH OF PHILADELPHIA
8 RITZ Crackers, crushed (about 1/3 cup)
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350°F.
Add beans to large saucepan of boiling water; cook on medium heat 4 to 6 min. or until crisp-tender. Rinse with cold water; drain.
Cook bacon in same saucepan on medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Discard all but 2 Tbsp. drippings from skillet. Add onions to reserved drippings; cook and stir 4 min. or until tender. Stir in flour. Gradually stir in milk until well blended; cook and stir 3 min. or until thickened. Add cheese; cook and stir 3 min. or until melted.
Stir in beans and bacon; spoon into 1-1/2-qt. casserole sprayed with cooking spray. Top with cracker crumbs.
Bake 25 min. or until heated through.
Serve this irresistible vegetable side dish along with your favorite lean meat at your next get-together.
Assemble recipe as directed. Refrigerate up to 12 hours. When ready to serve, bake at 350°F for 45 min. or until heated through.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g
Saturated Fat 7g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 10g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
10 servings, 1/2 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.