Crunchy Green Bean Casserole

Topped with super crunchy panko breadcrumbs, crushed tortilla chips and cheese, this spicy green bean casserole isn’t your typical side dish. In fact, we’ll bet you’ve never enjoyed green beans this much!

green bean casserole recipe

: Serves 6 (1 serving = 3 ounces)


  • 12 oz of Fresh String green beans
  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce
  • ¼ cup gorgonzola or sharp cheddar cheese, crumbled or shredded
  • 2 tablespoons butter, unsalted, melted
  • ½ cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons green onions, chopped
  • ½ cup plain unsalted tortilla chips, crushed

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories 122 cal
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 14 mg
Sodium 221 mg
Carbohydrates 11 g
Protein 4 g
Phosphorus 49 mg
Potassium 219 mg
Dietary Fiber 2.4 g
Calcium 88 mg


  1. Preheat oven to 375° F.
  2. Chop green beans to ~2" pieces (steam for 5–7 minutes in a microwave-safe plate, damp moist paper towel)
  3. Mix cut string green beans with the hot sauce. Pour mixture into a casserole dish.
  4. Mix remaining ingredients in a small bowl. Sprinkle mixture evenly over string green beans and bake green bean casserole uncovered in oven for 12–15 minutes or until desired crispness, then serve.