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Green Bean Casserole from scratch Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jim Dietz

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Green Beans


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb Fresh Green beans, trimmed
2 tbsp Butter
8 oz Cremini mushrooms, sliced
tsp Salt or to taste
tsp Pepper or to taste
3 cloves Garlic, minced
2 tbsp All purpose flour
⅛ tsp Nutmeg, ground
1 cup Chicken broth
1 cup Heavy cream
3 slices Bacon, fried and chopped

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 400. Blanch the beans. Add about a gallon of water and a tsp of salt to a large pot and bring it to a boil. Add the green beans to the pot and blanch for 5 minutes. Remove the beans from the boiling water and plunge them into a large bowl of ice water to stop the cooking. drain and set aside. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the mushrooms, season with salt and pepper and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the minced garlic and nutmeg to the skillet and cook for another minute or until the garlic becomes fragrant. Sprinkle the flour over the mushrooms and stir to combine well. add the chicken broth, stir with a wooden spoon and cook for a minute. Decrease the heat to medium-low and add the heavy cream. Continue cooking for another 6 to 8 minutes until the mixture thickens. Turn off the heat and add the green beans, chopped bacon and a quarter of the crispy onions. Stir well then top with remaining crispy onions. Place the skillet in the oven and bake for 15 minutes until bubbly.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Make-ahead instructions: Prepare everything as directed. Once the casserole is finished and assembled, allow it to cool completely. Cover tightly with foil or an airtight container and refrigerate until ready to serve. Before serving, bake it in the skillet for about 20 minutes or until bubbly at 400.

 

 

 

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