Forget the canned stuff and make this green bean casserole recipe from scratch! With a homemade mushroom sauce and topped with crispy French Fried onions, you can have this dish on the table in under 30 minutes!
Course: Side Dish Recipes
Keyword: Christmas, green beans, holiday side, holiday sides, Side Dish, Thanksgiving
Author: Anna Kate
1lbfresh green beansrinsed, trimmed, halved
8ozfresh cremini mushroomsroughly chopped
8ozcanned water chestnutsdrained, diced
1cupcrispy French's Fried Onions
Preheat oven to 350F degrees and grease a 9x13 casserole dish.
To a large dutch oven, melt butter over medium-high heat.
Add mushrooms and shallot, and cook until mixture is brown and caramelized - about 7-10 minutes.
Transfer the mixture to a plate, and do not wipe or rinse your dutch oven.
Add butter to the same dutch oven over medium-high heat.
Then, add flour, whisking constantly. Then, gradually add in milk and whisk until smooth. Continue cooking until the flour, milk and butter thicken and begin to bubble - about 5 minutes.
Remove from heat and add the Parmesan cheese, kosher salt and pepper. Stir until melted and smooth.
Stir in green beans, mushroom mixture and water chestnuts.
Transfer the mixture to the 9x13 casserole dish.
Bake, uncovered, until bubbly - about 15 minutes.
Remove from the oven and top with the fried onions and continue baking until the topping is golden brown - about 10-15 minutes.
Make Ahead Green Bean Casserole https://www.southerncravings.com/make-ahead-green-bean-casserole/ September 22, 2020