When I’m looking for a filling side dish to serve my family during the holidays or on a special occasion, there’s nothing better than green bean casserole. However, it can be tricky accommodating to a wide selection of dietary requirements when you have a large family get-together. Today I’ve compiled twelve different gluten-free green bean casserole recipes. All of these will make a fantastic addition to your dinner table, and regardless of whether a guest is gluten-free or not, they won’t be able to resist these delicious dishes.
Gluten-Free Green Bean Casserole Additions:
1. Gluten-Free Green Bean Casserole
For a classic green bean casserole that’s ideal for accommodating anyone on a gluten-free diet, try out this recipe from Gluten-Free Palate. It would make a great side at your next family gathering, as the dish combines green beans, savory cream of mushroom soup, and a crunchy topping to make a casserole that’s packed with texture and flavor. This recipe gives you the option of using fresh green beans or canned green beans, and for the soup, you can either use one from your local grocery store or make it from scratch if you prefer. Once everything is prepared, you’ll need about forty to forty-five minutes to cook the casserole, and you’ll know it’s done once the green beans are tender and the topping is crunchy.
2. Gluten-Free Green Bean Casserole with Caramelized Mushrooms & Onions
This recipe from McCormick creates a green bean casserole from scratch. While that may sound very time-consuming, the dish actually doesn’t take too much time or effort in the kitchen to prepare. It’s a gluten-free dish that’s packed with flavor, and the addition of caramelized mushrooms and onions takes this dish to a whole new level. With just twenty minutes of prep time required and thirty-five minutes to cook, you’ll be able to work on your main course while it’s in the oven. For the finishing touch, the recipe adds almonds on the top, to add a little extra crunch and texture to the dish.
3. Gluten-Free Cheesy Green Bean Casserole
Pass Me Some Tasty takes your green bean casserole to new heights, thanks to the addition of a creamy and cheesy sauce. You’ll combine fresh green beans, shiitake mushrooms, and bacon for a dish that’s packed with different textures and flavors. It’s topped off with homemade crispy sauteed onions for a dish that’s gluten-free yet is sure to still be enjoyed by everyone in your family. This recipe encourages you to create your own gluten-free cream of mushroom soup, which will be much tastier than a store-bought can of soup.
4. Gluten-Free and Vegan Green Bean Casserole
If you are catering to both vegans and those on a gluten-free diet, this will become your go-to dish around the holidays. Everything is made from scratch in this recipe, for that home-cooked taste, and it would be an ideal side dish for Thanksgiving. You’ll make both the mushroom soup and crispy fried onions from scratch, and you’ll be surprised how easy making mushroom roux is. You’ll be so impressed with the results of this dish from Healthy Little Vittles, which is much healthier than other recipes, as well as being dairy, gluten, and preservative-free.
5. Green Bean and Mushroom Casserole
For a gluten-free dish that’s also suitable for those on the vegan and paleo diets, try out this recipe from One Green Planet. Your other guests won’t believe this dish is gluten-free and vegan, thanks to the rich and creamy sauce that covers the tender green beans. You’ll mix together non-dairy milk with sauteed onions and mushrooms to make a thick and creamy sauce for your casserole. The sauce is then combined with the green beans and topped with deep-fried onion rings for the perfect side dish to complement any vegan or meat main course.
6. Gluten Free Cajun Smothered Green Bean Casserole
Whether you’re wanting to put a unique twist on your traditional green bean casserole, or you simply like a little kick in each bite, give this Cajun smothered dish from A Sprinkling of Cayenne a try. This dish is sure to be enjoyed by your whole family, as you can adjust the spice level to your liking, and they’ll be begging you to make it again once they’ve tried it once! The green beans are slow-cooked and are smothered in Cajun seasoning, before being mixed with a gluten-free cream of mushroom soup and a creamy cheese sauce. The homemade French fried onions are simple to make yet give the perfect finish to this dish.
7. Keto Green Bean Casserole With Bacon
The next time you’re looking for a keto, paleo, and gluten-free side dish, try out this recipe from Cassidy’s Craveable Creations. You’ll appreciate the tender green beans, which are combined with the homemade cream of mushroom sauce. This is all topped off with crispy French fried onions, or alternatively, a seasoned almond flour blend. It’s also easy to adapt for Paleo or Whole30 meal plans, so it really is a dish that can be enjoyed by everyone in your family. The best part of this recipe, in my opinion, is the bacon, which adds even more flavor and texture to what is already a fantastic green bean casserole.
8. Curried Vegan Green Bean Casserole
This vegan green bean casserole can easily be adapted for gluten-free diners by following the simple instructions in this recipe from Omnivore’s Cookbook. For your next Thanksgiving dinner, try out this recipe, which will wow your whole family with its bold tastes thanks to the Indian-inspired seasoning added to the ingredients. You’ll appreciate how fresh and wholesome this dish tastes, while still retaining the creaminess traditionally associated with this side. It’s an easy-to-follow recipe that’s perfect for the colder seasons and would make a good vegan dinner for those nights when you are just looking for something light and healthy to eat. To make the unique sauce used in this recipe, you’ll first fry curry powder with some onion and garlic, and then you’ll add in coconut cream, white mushrooms, vegetable stock, and soy sauce for a flawless finishing touch to this dish.
9. Paleo Spicy Green Bean & Mushroom Skillet
This dairy-free, vegan, paleo, and gluten-free dish will make a fantastic addition to your buffet spread on Thanksgiving or at another holiday gathering and offers a healthier version of your traditional green bean casserole. One of the best things about this recipe from Wholesomelicious is that it’s cooked on the stovetop, which will give you more space in the oven for your turkey or other main dishes. You can choose to make this dish earlier in the day, and then simply reheat it before you need to serve it to your family and friends. The creamy mushroom sauce cooks while you boil the green beans. Then you’ll just toss the two together before adding walnuts for extra texture and crunch to finish.
10. Green Bean Casserole with Cashew Cream
Dishing Out Health shares this unique recipe that is dairy-free and can easily be made gluten-free by using gluten-free bread for the croutons. It’s made with fresh green beans and a homemade cashew cream of mushroom soup, which are then topped with sourdough croutons to add a bit of crunch. Your family won’t believe it’s a vegan dish, thanks to how rich and delicious the sauce is. You should definitely use fresh green beans in this recipe, as they add a crispy texture as opposed to the mushy beans you get in cans. It’s also best if your beans are snapped in half, which you can easily do by hand.
11. Instant Pot Keto Green Bean Casserole
If you’re looking for a gluten-free dish that is also low-carb, then you have to try this green bean casserole recipe from Yellow Glass Dish which has just 6g net carbs per serving. As you make everything from scratch, you’ll know exactly what’s going into your casserole, so you can avoid consuming extra unnecessary additives that are often found in canned soups. This recipe recommends using frozen green beans to keep things simple, as well as avocado oil which will prevent your butter from burning. The great thing about this recipe is that it’s made in the Instant Pot, so it requires minimal effort or extra time in the kitchen.
12. Low Carb Green Bean Casserole
This keto-friendly and gluten-free recipe is made completely from scratch and uses fresh green beans. You’ll love the crunchy parmesan cheese topping on this dish from Life Made Sweeter, and it would be ideal for serving next Thanksgiving, Easter, or Christmas. You won’t use any canned or frozen ingredients in this recipe, so you don’t have to worry about any hidden ingredients or not knowing exactly what’s going into the dish. It’s a healthier take on the traditional recipe and uses almond milk and almond flour in the mix. You definitely want to double-up when making this dish, as you can simply put the leftovers in an airtight container and leave them in the fridge for up to three days.
Just because you are following a gluten-free diet, doesn’t mean you have to miss out on this classic side dish, thanks to this extensive collection of recipes. If you are catering to a wide variety of dietary requirements at your next family gathering, you’ll appreciate how easy cooking green bean casserole can be to cater to everyone. All of these recipes will create a delicious side dish or light main meal that the whole family will enjoy, without you having to worry about not accommodating someone’s needs.