fresh green bean casserole

a recipe by
Ellen Bales
Indianapolis, IN

Here's an alternative for those of you who, like me, don't care for mushrooms. Every green bean casserole out there includes mushrooms, and I won't eat them. But I will eat this one! It's garlicky and crunchy! Recipe & photo:

serves 8-10
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For fresh green bean casserole

  • 2 lb
    fresh green beans, trimmed and halved
  • 1 pkg
    (10 oz.) philadelphia savory garlic cooking creme
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/2 c
    sliced almonds
  • 1/4 c
    panko bread crumbs
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, melted

How To Make fresh green bean casserole

  • 1
    Cook the beans in boiling water for 3 minutes; drain. Place in a 2-qt. casserole dish which has been sprayed with cooking spray. Add the cooking creme and pepper; mix well.
  • 2
    Combine the remaining ingredients and spread them over green bean mixture.
  • 3
    Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 30 minutes or until green beans are tender and topping is golden brown.