Green Bean Casserole From Scratch

Green Bean Casserole From Scratch: Made with a homemade mushroom cream sauce ,and topped with do it yourself french fried onions. This decadent holiday side dish can even be made ahead!

 

Green Bean Casserole From Scratch


Let me preface this post by saying I am NOT one of those high falootin make your own everything bloggers. I am not opposed to cake mixes, canned soup, or even premade pie crust.

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However, there are some things that just taste better when homemade. This Green Bean casserole from scratch is one of those things. This casserole tastes good with cream soup and canned onions. But this side dish is downright incredible when made 100% from scratch!

Give it a try for your Thanksgiving this year. Best of all this green bean casserole from scratch can be made ahead! Just follow steps 5-11 to prep the green beans and mushroom sauce. Then make/top with the onions right before serving! Effortless, holiday comfort food!

 

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Green Bean Casserole from Scratch

Green Bean Casserole From Scratch
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Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 8 Servings
 
Green Bean Casserole From Scratch: Made with a homemade mushroom cream sauce ,and topped with do it yourself french fried onions. This decadent holiday side dish can even be made ahead!
Ingredients
  • For the Homemade French Fried Onions
  • 2 Sweet Onions, Diced
  • ⅓ Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 2 Tablespoons Panko Bread Crumbs
  • Salt and Pepper, To Taste
  • Oil For Frying, (I used Canola)
  • For the Homemade Mushroom Sauce
  • 3 Tablespoons Butter
  • 12 Ounces Mushrooms, Thinly Sliced
  • Salt and Pepper, To Taste
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 3 Tablespoons All Purpose Flour
  • ½ Cup Chicken Broth
  • ½ Cup Heavy Cream
  • 3-4 Cups Fresh Green Beans, Trimmed and Halved
Instructions
  1. For the Homemade French Fried Onions
  2. In a medium bowl, toss onion, flour, breadcrumbs, and salt and pepper.
  3. In a large skillet, heat ~1/2 inch of oil. Add onions a little at a time. Fry until golden brown.
  4. Drain on paper towels. Set aside.
  5. For the Green Beans
  6. In a large stock pot,boil green beans in salted water for ~5 minutes. Drain and put into an ice bath. Set aside.
  7. For the Homemade Mushroom Cream Sauce
  8. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium high heat. Add in mushrooms, salt, and pepper. Cook for 3-5 minutes.
  9. Stir in garlic, and cook for ~1 more minute. Stir in flour.
  10. Stir in broth a little at a time, stirring constantly. Simmer for 1 minutes. Add cream.
  11. Cook for 5-7 more minutes or until thickened.
  12. For the Green Bean Casserole From Scratch: Putting It All Together
  13. Stir cooked green beans into the sauce until well coated. Top with french fried onions.
  14. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until bubbling.

 

Green Bean Casserole From Scratch Adapted via Smitten Kitchen

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Dessert: Pecan Pie Cake

 

Green Bean Casserole From Scratch

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What do you think of this Green Bean Casserole From Scratch recipe? What’s your favorite Thanksgiving side dish?

Green Bean Casserole From Scratch