Grown Up Green Bean Casserole

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Lindsay V

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@SchnoodleSoup

Ditch the canned soup, keep the fried onions...

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    green beans, washed and trimmed
  • 2 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 8 oz
    mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 tsp
    salt, plus more for cooking green beans
  • 1/2 tsp
    pepper
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/8 tsp
    nutmeg
  • 2 Tbsp
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 c
    cream
  • 1 c
    french's fried onions

How to Make Grown Up Green Bean Casserole

Step-by-Step

  1. Pre-heat oven to 400.
  2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil and season well with salt. Blanch green beans for 5 minutes and immediately remove to a cold bowl of water to stop the cooking. Drain after a minute or two and set aside.
  3. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms, salt, pepper and cook until mushrooms begin to sweat.
  4. Add garlic and nutmeg and continue to cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle the entire mixture with flour and stir until evenly distributed.
  6. Add the broth and allow to simmer for a minute. Add cream and cook on low until mixture thickens (~ 5 minutes).
  7. Remove from the heat and place in a casserole dish. Mix in ½ cup of the fried onions.
  8. Bake for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and garnish top of casserole with the additional ½ cup onions.
  9. Bake for an additional 5 minutes until sides are bubbly and onions are golden brown.

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