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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.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 6 servings, as side
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-

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!