Green Bean Casserole recipe

ByChef Shayna KFSN logo
Friday, November 21, 2014

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Thanksgiving is almost here, and if meal planning has you a little worried, let us help by spicing up one of your side dishes.

Green Bean Casserole


3 cups of green beans

2 TB butter

2 TB flour

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp sugar

2/3 cup sour cream

1/4 cup diced onion

1/4 cup chopped mushrooms

1 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese

1 1/3 cup French's French fried onions



Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

1. Wash & dry green beans. Cut in half and remove stems. Blanch by placing in boiling water for 3 minutes, then remove to an ice bath for an additional 2 minutes.

2. Melt 2 TB butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour until smooth, and cook for one minute.

3. Stir in salt, sugar, onion, mushrooms, & sour cream. Add in green beans and stir to coat.

4. Transfer the mixture to a casserole dish. Sprinkle cheddar cheese over the top. Layer on French fried onions.

5. Bake for 30 minutes or until the top is golden and the cheese is bubbly.

Makes 6 servings.