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Mean Green Bean Casserole

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Ingredients
  Frozen green beans 20 Ounce (2 Packages Of 10 Ounce Each)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Canned mushrooms 8 Ounce, drained and sliced (1 Can)
  French fried onions 8 Ounce (1 Can)
  Canned water chestnuts 5 Ounce, drained and sliced (1 Can)
For sauce
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Grated sharp cheddar cheese 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Soy sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Tabasco 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

For the vegetable mix, melt the butter in a skillet and saute the onions, mushrooms, and water chestnuts for 5 minutes.
Set aside.
For the sauce, melt the butter in a saucepan.
Stir in the flour, salt and pepper, and cook slowly for 3 minutes.
Do not let the mixture brown.
Remove the pan from the heat and add the milk slowly, stirring to combine.
Return the pan to the heat and cook slowly, stirring until thickened.
Then add the cheese, reserving 1/4 cup, stirring constantly.
When the cheese melts, stir in the soy sauce and Tabasco.
Set aside.
In a buttered baking dish, spread half the vegetable mixture, then half the green beans, and then half the cheese sauce.
Repeat with the remaining ingredients in the same order.
Sprinkle the reserved cheese on top.
Place in a 350 degree oven for 15 minutes.
Sprinkle the French fried onions on the top and bake for 10 more minutes.
Serve piping hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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