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The Best Green Bean Casseroles Are Made With America's #1 Brand: French's(R) French Fried Onions

CHESTER, N.J., March 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What better way to celebrate Easter than with a traditional recipe that reminds everyone of childhood memories? Nothing brings a family down memory lane more than the fifty-eight year old favorite: the Green Bean Casserole. Over 40 million Americans prepare this timeless dish each year, addicted to the combination of flavor, texture, creaminess and crunchiness.

"At Easter, the Green Bean Casserole is a family favorite that friends and family look forward to," says Mike Currie, Brand Manager for French's® French Fried Onions. "The best Green Bean Casseroles are made with America's #1 brand because French's uses real onions and bigger onion pieces than most other brands." So as you gather with loved ones this Easter, be sure to choose America's #1 brand of French Fried Onions for your Green Bean Casserole.

Here's the classic recipe, but for variations with a twist, visit www.frenchs.com. French's French Fried Onions are available in Original and Cheddar varieties and make a versatile topping way beyond casseroles, so once the holidays are over keep plenty on-hand for salads, burgers, tacos and more.

ORIGINAL GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE
Prep Time: 5 min. Cook Time: 35 min.
1 (10 3/4 oz.) can CAMPBELL'S® Cream of Mushroom Soup
3/4 cup milk
1/8 tsp. black pepper
2 (9 oz. each) pkgs. frozen cut green beans, thawed
1 1/3 cups FRENCH'S® French Fried Onions

  1. MIX soup, milk and pepper in a 1 1/2 -qt. baking dish. Stir in beans and 2/3 cup French Fried Onions.
  2. BAKE at 350°F for 30 min. or until hot.
  3. STIR. Top with remaining 2/3 cup onions. Bake 5 min. until onions are golden.

Makes 6 servings

Tip: You may substitute 2 cans (14 1/2 oz. each) cut green beans, drained or 4 cups fresh, cooked cut green beans.

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