Recipe courtesy of Marty Edwards and Bill Rousseau

We Stole Mom's Green Beans

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 2 hr
  • Active: 25 min
  • Yield: 12 to 15 servings
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1 gallon canned green beans

1 pound bacon strips, cooked until crisp

1 tablespoon freshly ground pepper

6 large jalapeno chiles, minced

1 large white onion, chopped

One 10.5-ounce can condensed cream of chicken soup

1 pound processed cheese, such as Velveeta, cut into 1-inch cubes


  1. Build a fire in a smoker or grill to reach a temperature of 350 degrees F, or preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Mix together the green beans, bacon, black pepper, jalapenos, onions and soup in a bowl until well blended. Transfer to two 9-by-13-inch metal baking dishes. Place in the smoker or bake until the onions are tender, about 1 hour 30 minutes. 
  2. Sprinkle the cheese over evenly, and cover the pans with aluminum foil. Let stand until the cheese melts, about 5 minutes. Stir to mix in the cheese and serve immediately, scooping directly from the dish.