Updated green bean casserole

Melissa Baldan

By
@mellymel74

I love green bean casserole. It has been my favorite for ever! I don't like using a bunch of 1950s-esque canned goods to make it, however.

BUT then!!! This dawned on me...

Enjoy!


You are going to LOVE this!!!


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Ingredients

TOPPING

1 c
french fried onions

CASSEROLE

1 tsp
salt
1 lb
fresh geen beans, washed and trimmed
1 Tbsp
butter, unsalted
1 tsp
pepper
1 - 1/2 c
button mushroom, chopped (measure whole, then chop)
2 Tbsp
minced garlic (or 4 large cloves minced)
2 Tbsp
flour
1 c
chicken broth
1 c
half and half

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In well salted, boiling water, blanch beans for 5 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water.
2
In large skillet, melt butter over med-high heat then add mushrooms, salt and pepper and cook for about 3 minutes.
3
Add garlic and cook for about 2-3 more minutes.
4
Sprinkle with flour and stir well.
5
Add broth and bring to a boil (keeping heat at med-high) for about a minute. Add half and half and reduce to med-low. Continue cooking until sauce thickens, remove from heat.
6
Add beans to "soup" mixture and 1/4 cup of the onions. Pour into casserole dish. Top with remaining onions.
7
Bake at 475 for 15 minutes or until bubbling.
8
Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables