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Vegan Green Bean Casserole Recipes

Green Bean Casserole

Prep: 10 min
Cook: 25 min
Total: 35 min
Servings: 8

This easy green bean casserole family recipe uses ready-made ingredients for a simple side dish that is cheesy and substantial.

Author Hasty Vegan
by Hasty Vegan
Recipe Ingredients

Ingredients & Directions

Recipe Ingredients


Yield: 1 Casserole (8 Servings)
Needed Kitchenware: Sauce pan, covered baking dish
  • 16 oz frozen green beans, defrosted (or fresh)
  • 1½ cup vegan cheddar cheese
  • 8 oz vegan cream of mushroom soup (or cream of cauliflower soup)
  • 3 tbsp vegan butter
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • ½ tbsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 40 Ritz crackers (or other vegan soft cracker)
  • ½ cup French onions
Recipe Directions


  • Preheat oven to 400° F.
  • In a sauce pan over medium-low heat, add the soup, cheddar cheese, butter, onion powder, garlic powder, and black pepper. Heat until it's all melted and mixed together.
  • Add your green beans to a baking or casserole dish and pour the melted mixture over the beans evenly. Cover your baking dish and put into the oven for about 10 minutes.
  • Remove dish from oven and uncover. Crumble crackers and spread evenly on top. Sprinkle French onions on top of the crackers. Put dish back into oven uncovered for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and serve immediately, enjoy!

Recipe has been adjusted compared to video to reduce cooking time for crispier green beans. Use video cooking time of 20 minutes for softer green beans.

Photo shows recipe without crackers and using more French onions.

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Recipe nutrition

Nutritional Information

Yield: 1 Casserole
Servings: 8
Information per serving:
Energy: 236.9 kcal
Carbohydrate: 24.4 g
Protein: 2.8 g
Fiber: 2.6 g
Sugar: 2.8 g
Fat: 14.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.9 g
Polyunsatured Fat: 3.4 g
Omega-3: 0.3 g
Omega-6: 2.1 g
Saturated Fat: 4.8 g
Trans Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 1.2 mg
Choline: 14 mg 3% DV
Folate: 41.5 µg 10% DV
A: 493.1 IU 21% DV
B1: 0.1 mg 11% DV
B2: 0.1 mg 11% DV
B3: 1.1 mg 7% DV
B5: 0.2 mg 3% DV
B6: 0.1 mg 6% DV
B12: 0 mg 0% DV
C: 6.4 mg 8% DV
D: 0 IU 0% DV
E: 1.1 mg 7% DV
K: 29.7 µg 33% DV
Calcium: 170.8 mg 17% DV
Copper: 0.1 mg 8% DV
Iron: 1.2 mg 6% DV
Magnesium: 17.5 mg 5% DV
Manganese: 0.3 mg 15% DV
Phosphorus: 47.8 mg 6% DV
Potassium: 181.3 mg 3% DV
Selenium: 6 µg 10% DV
Sodium: 436.3 mg 29% DV
Zinc: 0.3 mg 4% DV

Please note nutritional information varies dependent on agricultural conditions, consistency in manufacturing processes, and honesty in reporting. We cannot accurately report on the amount of harmful chemicals or beneficial plant constituents that might be present in these ingredients. We cannot report on the content of material added during the cooking process. We cannot guarantee if the vitamins present are natural or synthetic. We make no guarantees to the accuracy of this information and continue to suggest purchasing organic, high-quality, fresh ingredients from local, trusted sources. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet and values come regulated from the FDA. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your needs.

Tips, Suggestions, Photos, & More Information

Easy green bean casserole with cheese, with or without mushroom

What makes a good green bean casserole recipe?

With vegan green bean casserole recipes you need cheese, an umami flavor, and a crispy topping. This recipe has all of the above and couldn't be any easier or faster to make. Cheddar cheese, cream of mushroom soup, crackers, and crispy French onion topping - YUM!

This side dish is great for any dinner. Who doesn't love greens smothered in cheese?

Can you make this without mushrooms?

Yes. Instead of cream of mushroom soup, use cream of cauliflower soup. If this isn't available for you, try searching for a potato soup or other thick vegetable soup.

Can you make this a gluten-free green bean casserole?

Yes! Make sure to read the labels on your vegan cheese, cream of mushroom soup, and crackers and choose a gluten-free option. See the above suggestion if you're having trouble finding a soup substitute.

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