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Green Bean Casserole From Scratch

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Allyson Letal

Recipe developer and resident cranberry sauce fan at Crave The Good.  Disciple of the No Carb Left Behind movement. 

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I love to use my cast-iron skillet for this recipe because it's stovetop to oven to table friendly!

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Gather Ingredients: 

- green beans - chopped mushrooms - butter - garlic -flour -half and half - French's fried onions - salt and pepper 

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BLANCHE. After trimming and chopping the beans, blanch for 3.5 minutes. Strain the beans and rinse with cold water until beans are cold.

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MUSH IT. In a 10" cast iron skillet, heat the mushrooms and butter over medium heat and cook until the mushrooms start to release their liquid.

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ADVICE

"Make ahead:  make the casserole as directed but stop before spreading the fried onions on top of the casserole. Cover place in the fridge for up to 2 days. Remove from fridge an hour before baking at 350F for 45 minutes, then top with fried onions and bake at 350F for another 15 minutes."

Allyson Letal

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SIMMER IT. Add garlic and sprinkle flour in the skillet and stir well. Add water and simmer for 3-4 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low and whisk in the cream. Lightly simmer the cream sauce until thickened.

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MIX IT! Add the blanched beans with 1/3 cup of fried onions to the skillet, and toss to coat.

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SPREAD IT! Spread the remaining fried onions on top of the casserole.

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BAKE IT. Bake at 350f for 15 minutes.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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enjoy!

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