Green bean casserole
|Place of origin||United States|
|Creator||Campbell Soup Company 1955|
|Main ingredients||green beans, cream of mushroom soup, french fried onion|
|Cookbook: Green bean casserole Media: Green bean casserole|
History of recipe
The green bean casserole was first created in 1955 by the Campbell Soup Company. Dorcas Reilly led the team that created the recipe while working as a staff member in the home economics department. The inspiration for the dish was "to create a quick and easy recipe around two things most Americans always had on hand in the 1950s: green beans and Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom Soup."
In the 1972 version of the Good Housekeeping Cookbook the recipe switch out the creamy mushroom soup for sour cream.
- "Dorcas Reilly: The Inventor of Green Bean Casserole". Campbell Kitchen. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2011-01-02.
- Rujikarn, Sherry. "The Evolution of the Green Bean Casserol". Good Housekeeping. Hearst Communications. Retrieved 25 September 2016.
- Colegrave, Stephen; P.J. Gray; Stanley Hunter (2003). Bear cookin': the original guide to bear comfort foods. Haworth. p. 48. ISBN 978-1-56023-426-5.
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