Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Greenbean Casserole

Green bean casserole has been a staple for every holiday dinner since I can remember. Good thing it happens to be delicious and only gets better once you make it totally from scratch. Feel free to add the crunchy onions!

Green Bean Casserole

Recipe by How We Nerd
  • 1 Pound Mushrooms
  • 3 Cans Green Beans
  • Strips bacon
  • 1/4 Heavy whipping cream
  • 4 Cups Water
  • 1/4 Cup Parmesan
  • 2 TBSP Butter
  • 1 TSP Black Pepper
  • 1 TSP Tarragon
  • 2 TSP Thyme
  • 1 TBSP Garlic
  • 2 TSP Onion powder
  • 1 TSP Salt
Cooking Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees

  2. Place bacon strips on a cookie sheet and put in over (cook until crumbly)

  3. Chop up onion into strips

  4. On stove heat a sauce pot on medium

  5. Melt butter in hot pot

  6. Drop in 1/2 the onion

  7. Saute until coated and place lid on pot

  8. Wash mushrooms

  9. In a food processor drop in the other half of the chopped onion

  10. Process for a few seconds

  11. Add 1/4 of the mushrooms to the processor and chop until smooth

  12. Repeat until all mushrooms are processed and the mixture is mostly smooth

  13. Add mushrooms to onions

  14. Pour in 1 cup cream and 1 cup water

  15. Stir thoroughly

  16. Put lid back on and let simmer on medium low for 20 minutes with occasional stirring

  17. Take greens beans, empty from cans, and rinse thoroughly to remove any perspective or excess salt/sugar (if using canned)

  18. Let green beans drip before spreading out in a baking dish

  19. After the mushroom puree has been simmering for 20 minutes stir in the spices one at a time.

  20. Grate in 1/2 cups of Parmesan cheese and stir

  21. Let simmer for another 10 minutes

  22. Take crumbled bacon and mix into green beans in the baking dish

  23. Remove the mushroom puree from the heat.

  24. Stir before pouring into the baking dish with green beans and bacon

  25. Mix until even

  26. Add as much Parmesan to the top as you want

  27. Bake in a 400 degree oven for 20 minutes or util all the Parmesan is melted

  28. Serve warm
The consistency you are wanting for your mushrooms.

Check out this turkey recipe to pair with your green beans!

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