These Easter green bean recipes make the perfect addition to your holiday table. From casserole to air-fried, smoked, and more, these delicious recipes run the gamut of flavors and textures.
I don't know about you, but green beans have been a part of every major holiday in my life. Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas - all of these holidays always feature green beans in one way or another. That's why I decided to gather all of my favorite green bean recipes into one place for all of you.
Why Green Beans are a Holiday Staple
I think green beans are so popular for the holidays because they're so versatile. You can serve them as a simple steamed side, air fry them with other flavors, pop them in a casserole, wrap them in bacon, and so much more.
This versatile vegetable has a delicious flavor that's mild enough to pair well with all kinds of ingredients but strong enough to ensure it's now overshadowed. That means that they can be part of almost any dish, many of which are perfect for the holiday season.
Easter Green Bean Recipes
These green bean recipes are some of my absolute favorites for any occasion from weeknight dinners to a holiday gathering. There are so many textures and flavors going on here, there will definitely be something for you.
Try a casserole for a traditional approach or make a batch of smoked green beans. You might even love some bacon-wrapped green beans with your turkey or ham. You'll find all of that and more in the recipes below.
Take traditional green bean casserole to the next level with this smoked variation. It has all the flavors we love in traditional green bean casserole with a smoky twist.
Combine green beans with bacon, brown sugar, onions, garlic, and soy sauce, and what do you get? The tastiest green beans ever, that's what!
For something really different, try air frying your green beans with parmesan cheese. It creates beans that are crispy on the outside, bursting with flavor on the inside, and so zesty.
Smoked green beans is one of those recipes that is definitely greater than the sum of its parts. A Simple cooking method creates deep, complex flavor.
Three classic sides in one dish, this casserole is made with green beans and potatoes along with ground beef. It's a dinner all by itself or a hefty, hearty side at your holiday table.
This delicious addition to my Easter green bean recipes kicks up classic green bean casserole with carrots, potatoes, and cheese.
A lighter holiday side, these green beans are prepared with carrots, sugar snap peas, and onions in a light sauce.
Combine green beans, corn, and a sweet and sour sauce, and you get a sweet, tangy addition to your holiday table that is perfect with turkey, ham, or prime rib.
This super simple recipe combines green beans and carrots with a sweet glaze.
The perfect counterpoint to the hearty, dense sides of Easter and other holidays, these green beans are made with a simple, sweet balsamic garlic sauce.
One of the simplest Easter green bean recipes on this list, these green beans are quick and cooked perfectly with a sweet twist.
Ah, old faithful. The daddy of all Easter green bean recipes. This classic casserole is full of green beans, cheese, cream soup, and of course, crispy onions.
These green beans are proof that bacon makes everything better. A bundle of green beans is wrapped in bacon and seasoned with brown sugar.
Give These Easter Green Bean Recipes a Try
From the classic green bean casserole to smoked, glazed, bacon-wrapped, and more, these Easter green bean recipes have something for everyone. Whether you serve ham, turkey, prime rib, or all of them at your Easter gathering, these green beans will pair perfectly with your main course and all your other sides. Give them a try!