Green bean Casserole
Recipe type: Dinner/Holiday
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 6
Saw this recipe on food network good eats and just had to make it, instead of the can of mushroom soup recipe. I am trying to stay away from the can goods and buy the fresh stuff. Not to say that this is a healthy dish but it can be if you leave the half and half out and just use broth ;). But for the holiday's I'd rater make this version except change the onion recipe these onions did not come out "crispy" I either have to make my own fried onions or use French's fried onions.
  • 2 tbsp kosher salt or sea salt
  • 1 pound fresh green beans, rinsed, and trimmed
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 12 ounces mushrooms
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • french frech fried onions
  1. Preheat the oven to 400 F.
  2. Bring a gallon of water and 2 tablespoons of salt to a boil in an 8-quart saucepan. Add the beans and blanch for 5 minutes. Drain in a colander.
  3. Melt the butter in a 12-inch cast iron skillet set over medium-high heat. Add the mushrooms, 1 teaspoon salt and pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until the mushrooms begin to give up some of their liquid, approximately 4 to 5 minutes. Add the garlic and nutmeg and continue to cook for another 1 to 2 minutes. Sprinkle the flour over the mixture and stir to combine. Cook for 1 minute. Add the broth and simmer for 1 minute. Decrease the heat to medium-low and add the half-and-half. Cook until the mixture thickens, stirring occasionally, approximately 6 to 8 minutes.
  4. Remove from the heat and stir in ¼ of the onions and all of the green beans. Top with onions. Place into the oven and bake until bubbly, approximately 15 minutes.
Recipe by KinFolk Recipes at