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15+ Canned Green Beans Recipes

15+ Canned Green Beans Recipes

I love to have a good green bean recipe to make for dinner as a main dish or to serve as your favorite side dishes. Many times I can find a sale on a can of green beans so I stock up on them.

All the green bean haters can check out this post if you are looking for a delicious way to make easy green beans recipes to bring to a dinner party or holiday meal. This list has everything from southern green beans to full meal casseroles – but it all comes down to personal preference.

It’s also a great list if it’s your first time to bring a dish to a potluck and need a good recipe. A lot of folks LOVE green beans – so this will be a dish that everyone tries!

To make it easier to find a good green beans recipe, here are a bunch of new recipes you can try! You can use french style green beans or regular green beans.



Make one of these delicious canned green beans recipes for dinner or a holiday meal! They are easy and delicious!


Sausage, green bean potato bake is a delicious comforting recipe that the whole family will enjoy! With just a few simple ingredients like olive oil, spices, and a few cups of green beans you can make this meal.


Your new favorite side dish is here! These green beans are smothered in a simple sweet and sour sauce with plenty of crumbled bacon. Get the recipe now for Smothered Green Beans!


Your family will love this easy recipe for tater tot casserole with ground beef, frozen tater tots, and canned green beans! It’s the perfect dinner (or even breakfast) to serve to children or guests, and you can even use it as a make-ahead freezer meal.



Slow cooker smothered green beans are the perfect side dish for almost any meal. They are easy to make, have a great sweet flavor with the brown sugar and soy sauce and plenty of bacon to make them extra tasty!


This canned green bean salad is a quick vegetable side dish that requires zero cooking and is perfect for road trips, camping, and power outages.



Make one of these delicious canned green beans recipes for dinner or a holiday meal! They are easy and delicious!


This sounds like a delicious side dish! Try this easy Southern style green beans on the stovetop with canned green beans, seasonings and bacon. 


This String Bean Casserole with Candied Bacon is a unique twist on a holiday classic. They took the original recipe for classic green bean casserole and added candied bacon!! All the flavors of bacon, Worcestershire sauce, and more!


This Weight Watcher’s green bean casserole recipe is a unique spin on a traditional favorite. The lightened-up ingredients don’t affect the taste and it’s a great side dish for any meal. Everyone loves this easy salad.


The very BEST Tater Tot Casserole Recipe! Start this meal in the stove top in a large skillet and finish it in the oven. Creamy, comforting, and packed with yummy ground meat, green beans, corn, cheddar cheese, and crispy tater tots! Learn how to make this easy and delicious tater tot casserole two ways – with and without soup!


Check out this recipe for 5 Bean Salad with Sweet Vinaigrette! This recipe has lots of different kinds of beans including wax beans, black beans, and navy beans. Everyone loves this easy salad and it’s so good for you too. 



Make one of these delicious canned green beans recipes for dinner or a holiday meal! They are easy and delicious!


Green bean casserole is a must at every holiday dinner and the slow cooker makes it easy. This recipe includes celery soup, milk, Worcestershire sauce, onion powder, garlic powder, and black pepper. The creamy, crunchy combination is fantastic!


This Chicken Noodle Casserole is a comforting family dinner that is perfect for the cooler months!


A delicious alternative to traditional green bean casserole, this BBQ Green Bean Casserole is the perfect side dish. The best part, however, is just how easy it is to make


Make these Cracker Barrel Copycat Country Style Green Beans at home! Canned green beans simmered with smoky slices of bacon and onion until they are super tender make an awesome addition to any holiday table, weeknight dinner, or weekend feast! This is a family favorite!



This Green Bean and Portobello Casserole pairs well with turkey, ham, or even prime rib. Add some mashed potatoes and you’ll have a great meal.


Green Bean Eggplant casserole is a slight twist on an old favorite. 


These Barbecue Green Beans make an amazing side dish for special occasions, get-togethers, or any weeknight meal! They are loaded with bacon, onions, and a homemade barbecue sauce. This sounds like a tasty side dish!

If you have a couple of cans of green beans in your pantry – add some of these recipes to your meal plan and make your trip to the grocery store a little easier.

There are some classic dishes you can make if you have a can of beans in the pantry or you can make something really simple when you sautéed green beans in bacon grease.

You could make some of these dish recipes with fresh green beans, but these recipes use canned beans to make meal time prep faster so you can serve them on the dinner table! (Check out my tips for meal planning.) 


Now you have a bunch of Canned Green Beans Recipes! What are some of your side dish recipes? Tell me in the comments! I love to try new recipes. 

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