Green Bean Gratin

Deborah Mackrodt


I saw this a few years ago on TV. I don't remember what show. I quickly wrote it down because it was so easy and looked so good.Instead of the green bean casserole during the holidays I make this one.

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1 1/2 lb
fresh green beans cleaned
3 oz
of blue cheese
1 pt
heavy cream
1/2 c
plain bread crumbs
1/4 c
melted butter


1Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2Bring salted water to a boil and add the green beans and boil for 6 mins.
3Drain in a colander lined with a paper towel.
4Mix butter and bread crumbs together until crumbley.
5In a casserole dish sprinkle about a third of the bread crumb mixture on the bottom of the dish.
6Then place the beans on top.
7Crumble the blue cheese and add that next.
8Pour the cream over the beans and cheese.
9Sprinkle the remaining bread crumbs over the top and bake for 15 mins. When you take it out of the oven let it rest until the cream settles.

About Green Bean Gratin

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tag: Quick & Easy