Green Beans With Caramelized Onions And Porcini Mushrooms Recipe

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Green Beans With Caramelized Onions And Porcini Mushrooms Recipe

Lisa G


We got tired of making Green Bean Cassarole for Christmas and Thanksgiving every year so I looked around and found this recipe on It is now our holiday green bean recipe.

It takes some time but it is soooo worth it!!

★★★★★ 2 votes


2 lb
fresh green beans trimmed
1 medium
vidalia or other sweet onion
4 Tbsp
1 clove
1/2 c
porcini mushrooms
coarse sea salt
freshly ground pepper


1Rinse mushrooms well, then soak in warm water for one hour. Drain, pat dry and chop coarsely.
2Cut onion into slices 1/8-inch thick. Melt butter over medium heat, then add onions and reduce to medium-low. Cook, stirring and turning occasionally, until deep brown, about 30 minutes.
3Bring 4 quarts water to a boil and cook beans for 5 minutes.
4While beans are cooking, add garlic and porcini to onions. Cook an additional 2 to 3 minutes, until porcini are warmed through. Add salt and pepper to taste and cover to keep warm while beans finish cooking.
5Drain beans well, mix in mushrooms and onions and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian