10 Unique Green Bean Casserole Recipes for Thanksgiving

Gluten-Free and Vegan Green Bean Casserole recipe from What Molly Made
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How will you update your go-to green bean casserole?

10 Green Bean Casserole Recipes That Offer a Much-Needed Twist on the Dish

Green bean casserole is a staple at any and every Thanksgiving feast.

From breakfast to lunch to dinner, it's a tried and true dish at the table, along with the likes of turkey and mashed potatoes.

Because it is such a classic, many people opt for their go-to recipe year after year. We're not saying that's a bad thing, but your dish could definitely use an upgrade.

We know it's scary to step into the unknown, especially on such a big day, but go on and live a little.

We went ahead and rounded up 10 variations of green bean casserole that deserve a spot on the Thanksgiving table.

Find the best one for your gathering now!

1. Mini Green Bean Casserole Puffs Recipe

via The Sweetest Occasion

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We bet you've never seen green bean casserole in puff form before. A combination of two Thanksgiving classics, this is definitely a combination we can get behind.

2. Greek Style Green Bean Casserole Recipe

via Amira's Pantry

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Even if you or any of your guests aren't Greek, that doesn't mean you can't bring some of their culture to the dinner table. This take on the dish contains green beans, potatoes, tomatoes, and plenty of herbs and spices to warm your belly.

3. Bacon Green Bean Casserole Recipe

via Buy This Cook That

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Though this variation doesn't stray too far from the path, adding bacon to your go-to green bean casserole recipe might not have donned on you until this very moment. You're so very welcome.

4. Low-Carb Green Bean & Mushroom Casserole Recipe

via Simply So Healthy

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Though we don't watch what we eat over the holidays, this recipe makes it easier to be more mindful of what we're ingesting. It doesn't look low-carb, nor does it taste so, which is absolutely the best part of it all.

5. Gluten-Free & Vegan Green Bean Casserole

via What Molly Made

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For all those gluten-free and vegan guests you have swing by this year, they'll appreciate you went out of your way to cook this variation of green bean casserole. It'll be devoured before you can even set it down.

6. Chicken Green Bean Casserole Recipe

via Lil' Luna

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Adding chicken to your green bean casserole? Game changer. Don't believe us? Just make the recipe and you'll quickly come around to the idea of always including chicken in your green bean casserole recipe.

7. Tater Tot Green Bean Casserole Recipe

via Cozy Peach Kitchen

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We're always looking for ways to incorporate tater tots into everything we cook. Sound a lot like you? Well, the opportunity has presented itself in this tasty dish. It's also vegan, which is another added bonus.

8. Crock Pot Bacon Alfredo Green Bean Casserole Recipe

via The Tipsy Housewife

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In addition to the typical green bean casserole ingredients, this recipe contains bacon, Alfredo sauce, and parmesan cheese. What could be better? Maybe the fact that it can be cooked in a crock pot?

9. Instant Pot Green Bean Casserole With Stuffing Recipe

via This Is Not Diet Food

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Combine two of the best Thanksgiving dishes into one with this Instant Pot recipe. We know you likely already do it on your plate, so save yourself a step by cooking the stuffing and green bean casserole together.

10. Frozen Vegetable Casserole Recipe

via Practically Homemade

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For those who would prefer green bean casserole didn't come with green beans, this recipe is for you. Replacing the veggie with a variety of frozen vegetables still tastes just as good as the real thing.

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