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Green Bean Casserole Recipe

This Green Bean Casserole Recipe loaded with fresh green beans and sauteed mushrooms smothered in a creamy sauce and with shredded cheese and fried onion.
Course Sides
Cuisine American
Keyword green bean casserole
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 servings, as side
Calories 175kcal
Author Valentina's Corner

Ingredients

  • 1 lb fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 12 oz white mushrooms, trimmed
  • 1/2 large onion
  • 1 cup Mexican four cheese
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil (or canola oil)
  • fried onion strings

sauce-

  • 2 cans cream of chicken soup (10.5 oz each)
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup water
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • tsp ground pepper
  • ¼ tsp ground paprika

Instructions

  • Align the green beans with the stem facing in one direction. Cut off the stems. (Green beans may be cut in half if desired.)
  • Add green beans to a large pot. Cover completely with water. Bring to a boil and cook until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain beans and transfer to a casserole dish.
  • Clean and slice mushrooms. Finely chop 1/2 the large onion. (Use the other half of onion to prepare homemade onion strings.)
  • In a skillet, heat 2 Tbsp oil. Saute mushrooms with onions until golden. 
  • Slice the other 1/2 of onion, vertically and prepare fried onion strings. optional.
  • Add the mushrooms/onions to the green beans and mix well. Lightly season with salt and pepper.
  • In a small bowl combine all the ingredients for the sauce. Add to the green beans. Mix.
  • Sprinkle the cheese on over everything. Add fried onions to the edges of the dish. 
  • Cover the baking dish with foil.
  • Bake covered for 25 minutes in a preheated oven to 375° F. Remove foil, bake uncovered an additional 10 minutes until cream bubbles and cheese completely melts. 
  • Enjoy! 

Nutrition

Calories: 175kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 232mg | Potassium: 385mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 815IU | Vitamin C: 11.1mg | Calcium: 178mg | Iron: 1.2mg