Cheddar-Pecan Green Bean Casserole

Total Time
50mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 25 mins

A variation on the classic green bean casserole from Southern Living magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Melt butter in a medium-size heavy saucepan over medium heat; whisk in flour until smooth. Cook 1 minute, whisking constantly. Gradually whisk in 1 1/2 cups milk; cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, 3 to 4 minutes or until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat, and whisk in buttermilk and remaining ingredients.
  2. Cook fresh green beans, trimmed, in boiling salted water to cover 4 to 6 minutes or to desired degree of doneness; drain.
  3. Combine Buttermilk Sauce, peppers, and 1/2 cup cheese in a large bowl; add green beans, tossing gently to combine. Place in a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch or 3-qt. baking dish.
  4. Combine French fried onions, Japanese breadcrumbs, chopped pecans, and remaining 1/2 cup cheese, and sprinkle over green bean mixture.
  5. Bake at 350° for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly. Serve immediately.