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Green Bean Casserole, Greek Style

Easy Green Bean Casserole recipe that is very unique. Forget about the canned stuff with this fresh green bean casserole from scratch.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 170kcal
Author: Amira


  • 1/4 cup olive oil + extra for drizzling
  • 1 medium yellow onion diced.
  • 4 garlic cloves minced.
  • 2 teaspoon dry oregano.
  • 1 1/4 cup water.
  • 1 1/2 pounds green beans cut and trimmed, can use frozen.
  • 1 pound Yukon Gold potatoes peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes.
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda.
  • 1 14.5 ounces can diced tomatoes.
  • 2 Tablespoons tomato paste.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice.
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil.


  • Preheat oven to 300F.
  • In an oven safe pan, or dutch oven, heat olive oil on medium until shimmering.
  • Sauce onions until softened and translucent about 4-5 minutes.
  • Add garlic and oregano until fragrant.
  • Add water, beans, potato and baking soda.
  • Bring to simmer and cook for about 10 minutes.
  • Stir in diced tomato, tomato paste, salt and pepper.
  • Place pot in oven and cook for about 45 minutes.
  • Stir in lemon juice.
  • Transfer to serving dish, garnish with basil and a drizzle of olive oil.


Nutrition Facts
Green Bean Casserole, Greek Style
Amount Per Serving
Calories 170 Calories from Fat 77
% Daily Value*
Fat 8.6g13%
Saturated Fat 1.2g8%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.9g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.2g
Sodium 157.2mg7%
Potassium 298.1mg9%
Carbohydrates 19.9g7%
Fiber 3.8g16%
Sugar 3.4g4%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 375IU8%
Vitamin C 34.5mg42%
Calcium 63mg6%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Adapted from America's Test Kitchen


Calories: 170kcal | Carbohydrates: 19.9g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8.6g | Saturated Fat: 1.2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6.2g | Sodium: 157.2mg | Potassium: 298.1mg | Fiber: 3.8g | Sugar: 3.4g | Vitamin A: 375IU | Vitamin C: 34.5mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 1.3mg