Grown Up Green Bean Casserole

Lindsay V

By
@SchnoodleSoup

Ditch the canned soup, keep the fried onions...

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

1 lb
green beans, washed and trimmed
2 Tbsp
unsalted butter
8 oz
mushrooms, chopped
1 tsp
salt, plus more for cooking green beans
1/2 tsp
pepper
2 clove
garlic, minced
1/8 tsp
nutmeg
2 Tbsp
all-purpose flour
1 c
chicken broth
1 c
cream
1 c
french's fried onions

Step-By-Step

1Pre-heat oven to 400.
2Bring a large pot of water to a boil and season well with salt. Blanch green beans for 5 minutes and immediately remove to a cold bowl of water to stop the cooking. Drain after a minute or two and set aside.
3Meanwhile, melt the butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms, salt, pepper and cook until mushrooms begin to sweat.
4Add garlic and nutmeg and continue to cook for an additional 2 minutes.
5Sprinkle the entire mixture with flour and stir until evenly distributed.
6Add the broth and allow to simmer for a minute. Add cream and cook on low until mixture thickens (~ 5 minutes).
7Remove from the heat and place in a casserole dish. Mix in ½ cup of the fried onions.
8Bake for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and garnish top of casserole with the additional ½ cup onions.
9Bake for an additional 5 minutes until sides are bubbly and onions are golden brown.

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