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green bean casserole with blue cheese

Recipe by
Mikekey *
Seattle, WA

The classic Thanksgiving side with a tangy twist and no cream of anything soup.

yield 10 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For green bean casserole with blue cheese

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 md
    sweet onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1/2 c
    unsalted butter, divided
  • 2 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1 pt
    heavy cream
  • 1/2 c
    blue cheese, crumbled
  • 4 can
    (14 oz) french cut or regular cut green beans, thoroughly drained
  • 1 c
    canned french fried onions, chopped
  • 1 c
    panko bread crumbs
  • salt and pepper, to taste

How To Make green bean casserole with blue cheese

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400F. Coat a large baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2
    Heat olive oil in a large skillet. Add onions and cook over medium heat until soft and translucent, about 5 minutes. Add garlic, cook one minute more.
  • 3
    Add 1/4 cup butter to pan, melt and stir into onions. Sprinkle flour over butter mixture, stir and cook flour for another 1-2 minutes.
  • 4
    Slowly stir in heavy cream. Bring to a simmer, add blue cheese and turn off heat. Stir until blue cheese is incorporated. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • 5
    Add green beans to skilled and mix until coated. Pour into prepared baking dish.
  • 6
    In a small bowl, melt remaining butter in microwave. Add chopped french fried onions and breadcrumbs, mix thoroughly. Sprinkle mixture over casserole.
  • 7
    Bake for 10-15 minutes or until hot and bubbly and topping is nicely browned.

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