Ellen's Classic String Beans

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Recipe by Sweetiebarbara

This is the BEST string bean casserole I have ever had! Ellen brought this to our Menu #438 , it was a big hit. She even made me some as a gift, later. This will definitely be served at our table at Thanksgivings, and many meals between. She was kind enough to share her version of the classic

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 16 ounces green beans (frozen, thawed, french cut, or fresh, small green beans, blanched for 5 minutes)
  • 1 (10 ounce) can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 cup mushroom (fresh, thinly sliced)
  • 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 12 cup slivered almonds (toasted)
  • 1 12 cups French-fried onions (can)


  1. Blanch or thaw green beans.
  2. Mix all ingredients, reserving 1/2 can of the onions.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.
  4. Top with other half of onion rings, and return to oven for another 5 minutes.

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