32 Tasty Green Bean Recipes That Will Steal the Show this Thanksgiving

The best Thanksgiving meals have the best sides, which is why we’ve rounded up these delicious green bean recipes to help kick-start your turkey day meal-planning.

Honey Soy Crispy Garlic Green Beans

Watch how quickly these sweet and salty veggies disappear.

Green Beans with Onions

"This recipe takes little ingredients and is so simple to prepare. It tastes great and makes an awesome side dish."

-Sandra Viera

Green Bean Casserole

"This is the recipe I go to when making green bean casserole, except I add a couple of dashes of soy sauce. The addition of that makes all the difference."


Haricots Verts With Garlic & Sliced Almonds

"This is so delicious, even without almonds! Have made it about 3 times now and it makes a great side dish. Very good and highly recommended! It's the only way I make french green beans!"


Sesame Roasted Green Beans

"Yum! I used toasted sesame oil and it gave the beans such a great flavor. Can't wait to make these again."


Chinese Green Beans

"very good. Simple, spicy, quick!"


Roasted Green Beans

"Our family loves these. What a healthy, nice recipe!"


Green Beans Almondine

"Yum! I cut the beans into 1 inch pieces and cooked them for 10 minutes. After roasting the almonds in the butter, I added the cooked beans to the same pot and mixed it all together, so the beans borrowed some of the buttery flavour too!"


Green Bean Salad

"Delicious! I made this with fresh green beans, and chopped plum tomatoes. I sauted the pine nuts for just a minute in 1 t butter. The dressing is really good. Very easy to make."


Campbell's Green Bean Casserole

The original recipe, straight from the source! Discover why cream of mushroom soup and crispy onions have become staple ingredients for some of the most classic Thanksgiving dishes.

Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes

"This was fabulously tasty and easy! I used fresh green beans and that seemed to make a real difference!The combination of butter, sugar, basil and garlic is quite outstanding, and perfect for tomatoes and beans. This makes 4 really generous servings, but even so, this recipe is guaranteed to be gobbled whole... it's really exceptional."


Campbell's Bacon & Cheddar Green Bean Casserole

Because everything is better with bacon, try adding it—along with some melty cheddar cheese—to this Thanksgiving staple.

Campbell's Mini Green Bean Casseroles

Looking for a more creative take? Try baking your green bean mixture into biscuits. These buttery, baked bites make filling up your Thanksgiving plate easier than ever.

Campbell's Green Bean Casserole Italiano

Love the original GBC, but want to mix it up a bit? Give it a bit of Italian flare by adding mozzarella and sun-dried tomatoes for an umami punch.

Gingered Green Beans

"This was so delicious! I could have eaten only green beans for dinner. This would be good on other veggies too, like broccoli. We forgot to put the seeds on but I remembered when getting seconds and it was good both ways."

-Island Girl 525

Green Bean Casserole

"Really awesome green bean casserole, however, extremely time consuming. If you have to only bring one dish this is a winner."

-Rachel in NC

Breaded Italian Green Beans

"Tasty and simple. I used fresh green beans from Trader Joes that came in a microwaveable bag. I microwaved them, then added them to a pot with the rest of the recipe ingredients, as directed. I grated in some fresh Parmesan cheese at the end of the heating time too. Very nice; will make again!"


Green Beans With Lemon & Oil

"I loved the taste of the lemon and olive oil over the beans -- so simple but just enough to give them a little lift. Perfect for a summer meal!"


Cream of Green Bean Soup

"Very yummy and will definitely make again!! The lemon juice added such a lovely fresh taste to it. Turned out wonderfully."

-MsUnderwoodPW ..

Nutty Green Beans

"Simple, but tasty. I used sliced almonds (toasted) as my nut, and added a bit of ginger powder. Delicious!"

-Elliot Targum

Red Potato & Green Bean Sauté

"Very good and easy side dish. I followed the recipe as written other then I didn't have fresh basil so used dried. We all enjoyed it."


Green Beans with Fresh Dill

"Wonderful and easy! I added fresh carrots as well....also added some minced garlic and minced onion for extra flavor...YUMMY!!"


Fresh Green Beans in a Wok

"This was fantastic. Better than any similar green bean dish I've ordered in Chinese restaurants. Easy and delicious."


Mustard Green Beans

"These were really, really good! I cheated and used frozen green beans, but they still came out great. I did add the brown sugar and will do that again next time."

-Kristy D

Green Beans with Caramelized Onions

"I have made these a couple of times. Frozen whole green beans were just as good as fresh. This recipe is easy and very tasty!"


Baked Green Beans

"My Husband and I loved these green beans. Super easy and delicious!"

-Sherry Carl

Easy Canned Green Beans

"We all enjoyed these beans -- what a nice change from "out of the can" green beans."


Marinated Green Beans

"I used less onion and it was a sweet onion, just what I had on hand. I added 1 chopped zucchini. We loved it! Marinate overnight."


Honey Almond Green Beans

"OMG!! Never expected this to be one of my favorites, but it sure is!!"

-diner 524

Green Beans with Garlic Butter

"Cooked fresh beans 10 minutes in water to cover them, drained, added garlic chopped in melted butter. Superb!"

-Ben Witzig

Sautéed Green Beans with Tomato & Garlic

"Awesome green beans! My entire family loved this recipe. The fresh green beans, tomato and garlic blended beautifully into a delectable vegetarian delight. It's a new family favorite in my house!"


Green Beans in Sour Cream

"I was surprised by how much I enjoyed these! The flavors come together so nicely. Thanks for sharing!"