Hanover Green Beans

Hanover Green Beans

Think this dish is reserved for cold-weather holidays, like Thanksgiving? Think again. It’s hard to imagine how a simple green bean recipe could be such a hit, but one bite and you’ll be hooked! (Spoiler alert: the secret lies in the shredded cheddar!)Give this one a whirl and don’t be surprised if it becomes your go-to plate for future gatherings. And feel free to use vegan bacon so everyone can enjoy!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people


  • Casserole Dish
  • Oven
  • Frying Pan
  • Cutting Board


  • 2 12oz Bags Hanover Petite Whole Green Beans
  • 6 Slices Bacon or Vegan Bacon
  • 1/3 cup Chopped onion
  • 6 Cherry Tomatoes cut in half
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese optional


  • Cook Hanover Whole Blue Lake Green Beans according to package directions.
  • Fry 6 slices of bacon until crisp; drain. Sauté 1/3 cup chopped onion in bacon fat until tender.
  • Add 6 cherry tomatoes, cut in half, and crumbled bacon. Cook 1-2 minutes over medium heat.
  • Pour cooked, drained beans into 1 ½ quart casserole; add tomato mixture and mix to blend well. Top with 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese if you choose.
  • Cover and bake 15 minutes at 375 F remove; cover and bake 10 minutes more. Serve.
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