Green Bean Casserole – Make Ahead

Green Bean Casserole – Make Ahead - This is a really good one that is traditional but more fresh than the well-known condensed soup version plus you can make this recipe right now and freeze it for up to two months!

Summary: The quintessential classic of many holiday tables, green bean casserole. I’m starting with this make-ahead version for a few reasons. First of all,  this is a really good one that is traditional but more fresh than the well-known condensed soup version plus you can make this recipe right now and freeze it for up to two months!

Ingredients:

  • Topping:
  • 2 slices high-quality white sandwich bread, torn into pieces
  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups canned fried onions
  • Casserole:
  • 3 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 10 ounces white mushrooms, sliced thin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ teaspoons dried thyme
  • ¼ cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup white wine or cooking wine
  • 1½ cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1½ cups heavy cream
  • 2 pounds green beans, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • Optional: ½ cup slivered almonds or ½ cup chopped water chestnuts

For full directions please visit: GoodDinnerMom.com

 

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