Green Beans

Full of flavor, green beans make a great side dish for Christmas dinner. Whether you prefer the classic kind of green bean casserole Mom used to make or prefer something more adventurous, you'll find the perfect Christmastime side dish in our collection of green bean recipes.

Green Bean Tart

Parents

Sauteed Green Beans with Parmesan

Family Circle

Green beans are tender but retain a hint of crunchiness when you boil and quickly saute.

Total: 20 mins

Alfredo Green Beans

Better Homes and Gardens

Roasted Green Bean Bundles

Family Circle

These capicola-wrapped bites wow the taste buds with a smoky, salty burst.

Green Beans with Basil and Mint

Better Homes and Gardens

A great recipe especially if you need a side dish in a hurry. Green beans, red sweet pepper, garlic, basil, and mint, make a vibrant, yet tasty addition to your dinner table.

Delightfully Light Green Bean Casserole

Midwest Living

Cut the fat and calories in this side dish casserole by using reduced fat soup and a topping of onions and bread crumbs.

Green Beans with Almonds

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 20 mins

Garlic-Mustard Green Beans

Better Homes and Gardens

Dress up fresh or frozen green beans with bacon and onion and serve as a beautiful holiday side dish.

Total: 25 mins

Bacon-Topped Green Bean Casserole

Better Homes and Gardens

Lemony Green Beans

Midwest Living

Speed up this holiday-worthy vegetable side dish by parboiling the green beans the day before your big meal.

Parsleyed Green Beans

Better Homes and Gardens

This recipe offers a fresh mix of garlic, green beans, and parsley for a delicious side dish that is elegant enough to serve at a special meal but easy enough to make for a weeknight supper.

Sweet-Sour Beans

Midwest Living

Make these German-style, bacon-flavored beans as a side dish to roast beef or pork.

Total: 30 mins

Holiday Green Beans and Bacon

Better Homes and Gardens

It's easy to dress up frozen green beans by adding colorful carrots and smoky bacon.

Total: 30 mins

Creamy Green Beans with Crispy Shallots

Better Homes and Gardens

Hand-crisped shallots are an elegant replacement for the canned French-fried onions so often used to garnish these classic holiday bean dish. When cleaning mushrooms, do so with a brush or damp paper towel -- when washed in water, mushrooms become soggy.

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