Green Bean Casserole

Scratch made Green Bean Casserole with a luscious cream sauce topped with crispy fried shallots.



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Blanch the green beans-bring a large pot of water and 2 tablespoons salt to a boil.
  3. Boil green beans 5 minutes, then transfer to a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking process.
  4. Drain and set aside
  5. Melt butter over medium heat in an ovenproof skillet.
  6. Add onions and mushrooms with a pinch of salt and cook until mushrooms start to give off moisture and onions start to turn translucent- about 5 minutes
  7. Add garlic and saute 1 minute.
  8. Stir in the flour and cook one minute.
  9. Remove from the heat.
  10. Add the half and half and Worcestershire sauce.
  11. Stir to combine
  12. Add green beans to pan and stir
  13. Adjust salt and pepper to taste
  14. COVER the pan and bake for 30 minutes.
  15. While it bakes, make the Crispy Fried Shallots
  16. Remove casserole from oven and top with shallots.
  17. Reheat uncovered if necessary.
  18. ** Make ahead tip. Assemble casserole day before. Allow to come to room temp before baking. Do the shallots the day of. Can also sub French's Onions for the Fried Shallots if you are short on time or stove space.