Scot’s Green Bean Casserole

photo of green bean casserole with pickled green beans

A modern twist on a traditional holiday recipe. Easily made with scratch ingredients, this recipe beat the traditional “mushroom soup” classic in a unanimous holiday vote.

photo of green bean casserole with pickled green beans

Scot's Zesty Green Bean Casserole

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, Holiday
Servings 8 Servings


  • 1 jar Bolder Beans Mild
  • 1 can cut green beans Drained
  • 1 package Crispy Onions
  • 1 cup white onion Chopped
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 Tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup cheddar cheese Shredded
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper


  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Drain Bolder Beans and chop into 1" long sections. Put Bolder Beans and cut green beans in a bowl and toss to combine. Place green beans in a 9 x 13” pan.
  • Saute onions with butter over medium heat until translucent. Add flour and stir to coat. Gradually add milk and bring to a boil.
  • Add cheese, sour cream, salt and pepper. Reduce heat to medium and cook until thickened and cheese is melted.
  • Pour mixture over green beans, Cover with onions. Bake 20-30 minutes.
  • During the last 5 minutes of cooking, spread another layer of crispy onions over top. Garnish with more cheese if desired.
    Photo of green bean casserole with pickled green beans


Created by Scot from Ideal Market in Boulder.