Green Bean Casserole - Ultimate Thanksgiving Guide

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Nov. 17, 2014

This is not your grandmother's Green Bean Casserole. It is so much more fresh and delicious. Perfect for your Ultimate Thanksgiving Guide


Green beans 1 Pound , cut into 1 inch pieces
Yellow onion 1 Small , diced
Salt 1 1/4 Teaspoon , divided
Panko/Bread crumbs 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Grated parmesan cheese 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Cremini mushrooms 8 Ounce , sliced
Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm) , minced
Butter 3 Tablespoon , divided
Flour 2 Tablespoon
Chicken broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Whole milk 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) ((you can use half and half if you want the dish to be extra rich and creamy))
Olive oil cooking spray 2 Dash



Steam the green beans for 8 minutes or until fork tender. Set aside.

Preheat oven to 400 F. Spray  casserole dish with olive oil cooking spray and set aside.



In a large sauce pot, melt 1 tbsp butter and sauté the chopped onion and 1/4 tsp of salt for 4 minutes.

Remove the onions and set aside in a separate bowl to cool for some time, then add in the panko and Parmesan cheese. Toss to evenly combine and set aside.

In the same large sauce pot, melt the remaining butter, add the mushrooms and remaining 1 tsp of salt and sauté for 4 minutes.

Add in the garlic and cook for an additional 1 minute.

Sprinkle flour over the mushrooms and stir for 30 seconds until evenly coated.

Pour in the chicken broth and milk, bring to a simmer and cook for 8-10 minutes or until thickened.

Add in the beans to the sauce and then pour into the prepared casserole dish. Top with the onion mixture and bake for 25 minutes or until the top is golden.



Serve with roasted turkey and enjoy. 

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 169Calories from Fat 76

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 5 g25%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 615 mg25.63%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 7 g14%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet