Updated green bean casserole

Melissa Baldan


I love green bean casserole. It has been my favorite for ever! I don't like using a bunch of 1950s-esque canned goods to make it, however.

BUT then!!! This dawned on me...


You are going to LOVE this!!!


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  • 1 c
    french fried onions

  • 1 tsp
  • 1 lb
    fresh geen beans, washed and trimmed
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 - 1/2 c
    button mushroom, chopped (measure whole, then chop)
  • 2 Tbsp
    minced garlic (or 4 large cloves minced)
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 c
    half and half

How to Make Updated green bean casserole


  1. In well salted, boiling water, blanch beans for 5 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  2. In large skillet, melt butter over med-high heat then add mushrooms, salt and pepper and cook for about 3 minutes.
  3. Add garlic and cook for about 2-3 more minutes.
  4. Sprinkle with flour and stir well.
  5. Add broth and bring to a boil (keeping heat at med-high) for about a minute. Add half and half and reduce to med-low. Continue cooking until sauce thickens, remove from heat.
  6. Add beans to "soup" mixture and 1/4 cup of the onions. Pour into casserole dish. Top with remaining onions.
  7. Bake at 475 for 15 minutes or until bubbling.
  8. Enjoy!

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About Updated green bean casserole

Course/Dish: Vegetables

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