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The Hot Holiday Dish: Campbell’s(R) Green Bean Casserole

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CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 12, 2009–
There are certain dishes that the entire family looks forward to
enjoying each holiday. Campbell’s Green Bean Casserole is
certainly one such dish. In fact, after 54 years it has not only become
synonymous with the season, it is expected to be part of the holiday
meal on nearly 30 million tables across the U.S.

The traditional Green Bean Casserole recipe includes a creamy, crunchy
combination of green beans, Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom soup and French’s®
French Fried Onions. Over the years, holiday hosts have added their own
custom touches, including garlic, red pepper, hot sauce, bacon, almonds
or cheese. No matter how you choose to serve it, this is one side that
generates rave reviews each and every time.

And Cream of Mushroom soup is not just for Green Bean Casserole! This
year, Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom soup has reached a true
milestone – 75 years of helping America’s cooks create memorable meals.
This versatile ingredient can also help transform holiday leftovers. Two
easy recipes to try are Turkey & Stuffing Casserole and Turkey
& Broccoli Alfredo
. For these and other great tasting recipes,

Campbell’s Green Bean Casserole

Prep: 10 minutes
Bake: 30 minutes
Makes: 12 servings

2 cans (10 ¾ ounces each) Campbell’s® Condensed
Cream of Mushroom Soup (Regular, 98% Fat Free or Healthy Request®)
cup milk
2 teaspoons soy sauce
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
cups cooked cut green beans
2 ⅔ cups French’s®
French Fried Onions

1. Stir the soup, milk, soy sauce, black pepper, beans and 1 ⅓ cups
onions in 3-quart casserole.
2. Bake at 350°F for 25 minutes or
until the bean mixture is hot and bubbling. Stir the bean mixture.
Sprinkle with the remaining onions.
3. Bake 5 minutes or until the
onions are golden brown.

TIP: Use any of the following – 2 bags (16 to 20 ounces) frozen
green beans, 4 packages (9 ounces each) frozen green beans, 4
(about 16 ounces each) green beans or about 3 pounds
fresh green beans for this recipe.

For added crunch, add ½ cup sliced almonds to the onion

For bacon lovers, add 4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled,
to the bean mixture.

For a festive touch, stir in ½ cup chopped red pepper with

For cheese lovers, stir in 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
with soup. Omit soy sauce. Sprinkle with an additional ½ cup
additional Cheddar cheese when adding the remaining onions.

For Golden Green Bean Casserole, substitute Campbell’s
Condensed Golden Mushroom soup for Cream of Mushroom soup. Omit soy
sauce. Stir in ½ cup chopped red pepper with the green beans.

About Campbell Soup Company

Campbell Soup Company is a global manufacturer and marketer of
high-quality foods and simple meals, including soup, baked snacks, and
healthy beverages. Founded in 1869, the company has a portfolio of
market-leading brands, including “Campbell’s”, “Pepperidge Farm”,
“Arnott’s”, and “V8”. For more information on the company, visit
Campbell’s website at

represents the new on-line presence of the experts in Campbell’s
. For more than 65 years, a dedicated team of chefs, home
economists and recipe developers have used their culinary, research and
development skills to provide a range of recipe ideas for American
families. Today,
is a comprehensive resource for people looking for inspiring recipes,
affordable meals, cooking tips and information.

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Source: Campbell Soup Company

Campbell Soup Company
John Faulkner
[email protected]
Public Relations
Tracy Hom
212-679-6600 x257
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