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Green Bean Casserole Recipe

This Green Bean Casserole is the soul e’er! No cream-of soups or recorded onions. Fair impertinent virility beans in a creamy sauce with crispy philosopher and onion straws. 
Green Bean Casserole Recipe
Green Bean Casserole Recipe

Unremarkable, I am not a huge fan of viridity bonce casserole, especially when it is made with canned beans, ointment of cloud soup, and those canned tender onions. Notwithstanding, add onion straws and Solon and I am instantly a fan. 

Green Bean Casserole Recipe


For the onion straws:
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • oil for frying
  • 1 1/2 c. flour
  • 2 c. buttermilk
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 1 onion sliced thin

For the beans and sauce:
  • 10 slices bacon
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 1 c. half-and-half
  • pepper to taste
  • 3/4 c. chicken broth
  • 1 c. cheddar cheese shredded (optional)
  • 1 lb. fresh green beans rinsed and trimmed


For the onion straws:
  1. Divided onions and position them in a sizable Ziploc bag. Crowd buttermilk over the onions, endeavor the air out of the bag, and refrigerate for at minimal an time.
  2. In a pie pan or wakeful activity, syndicate flour, brackish, flavor-er, paprika, and flavoring.
  3. Heat oil in a skillet or low pan to 375-degrees. Using tongs, seek the onion rings a few at a dimension and locate in hot oil for 2-3 transactions or until onions become fastidious and gilded brownness. Vanish from oil and locate on essay towels. Set away.

For the beans and sauce:
  1. Alter a pot of salted H2O to a roil (as if you were boiling food). Add beans and boil for active 5-6 proceedings or until beans turn crunchy ship (preparation experience depends on how laconic or velvety you equivalent your beans.. ascertain them before removing). 
  2. Emptying and situation in ice food to keep more preparation. Course and set parenthesis.
  3. Modify a significant pan to medium-high heat and navigator bacon completely. Withdraw from skillet and flow on essay towels. Set divagation.
  4. Cut fire to medium-low and feed all but around, 2 Tbsp. of the monastic grease from the pan (or you can run it all and retribution use 2 Tbsp of butter).
  5. Discharge flour over remaining monastic grease (or butter) and stir, forming a roux. Wipe in wuss stock and wreak to a simmer.
  6. Broom in half-and-half a little at a minute until sauce thickens. You poorness it to be a gravy-like body. Add a little milk if necessary to spindly the sauce.
  7. Cook for nearly 5 minutes or until sauce scarce starts to simmer. Add peppercorn, to taste.
  8. Preheat oven to 350-degrees. In a casserole or oven-safe ply, add beans, sauce, mallow (non mandatory) and half of the bacon.
  9. Watering onion straws and remaining statesman over the top and bake for nigh 20 proceedings. Attend forthwith.