EASY GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE

Prep Time:

15 Minutes

Cook Time:

30 Minutes

Serves:

8

Ingredients

  • 1 pound green beans

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 pound Mushrooms, thinly sliced - Button, Cremini and/or Portabella

  • 1 onion, diced

  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme

  • ¼ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg

  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

  • ½ cup milk

  • ½ cup heavy cream

  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce

  • ½ cup FRENCH’S® Original French Fried Onions, or more, to taste

Preparation

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly oil a 9×13 baking dish or coat with nonstick spray.

  • In a large pot of boiling salted water, blanch green beans until bright green in color and tender crisp, about 2 minutes. Drain well and cool in a bowl of ice water. Drain well and set aside.

  • In a small bowl, whisk together cornstarch and 2 tablespoons water; set aside.

  • Melt butter in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add garlic, mushrooms, onion, thyme and nutmeg. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 3-4 minutes; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Stir in milk, heavy cream and Worcestershire.

  • Bring to a boil; reduce heat and stir in cornstarch mixture until thickened, about 2-3 minutes. Stir in green beans.

  • Add green bean mixture to prepared baking dish. Sprinkle with fried onions. Place into oven and bake until bubbly and golden brown, about 15 minutes.

  • Serve immediately.