Potato Chip-Topped Green Bean Casserole


Give those fried onions the day off and try this fresh green bean casserole with potato chip topping instead. This green bean casserole recipe is perfect for serving at a holiday dinner when the oven is cramped since it simmers in your slow cooker.

Potato Chip-Topped Green Bean Casserole
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
20 mins
Slow Cook Time:
5 hrs
Total Time:
5 hrs 20 mins
12 (2/3-cup) servings


  • 2 pound fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces, or two 16-ounce packages frozen cut green beans, or five 14.5-ounce cans cut green beans, drained

  • 1 ½ cup American cheese, torn (6 oz.)

  • 1 10.75 ounce can condensed cream of onion soup

  • 1 cup roasted red sweet pepper strips, chopped

  • 1 8 ounce can sliced water chestnuts, drained

  • ¼ cup milk

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard

  • 1 ½ cup coarsely crushed potato chips


  1. In a 6-quart slow cooker stir together beans, cheese, soup, red pepper, water chestnuts, milk, and mustard.

  2. Cover and cook on low for 5 to 6 hours or on high for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Sprinkle with potato chips before serving.

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