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fresh green bean casserole

Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney 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:

yield 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.