Green Bean Gratin

READY IN: 1hr 12mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

I love fresh green beans.

Top Review by 4tner

We had our neighbors over for dinner and wanted a way to dress up green beans. It was a hit and they wanted the recipe. I used cheddar because I did not have swiss on hand. I'll have to compare the two. I've made it with cheddar both times so far.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  3. Add in flour and stir until bubbly.
  4. Add in milk and stir about 2 minutes or until thickened.
  5. Add in sugar, salt, pepper, and onion; fold in sour cream and set aside.
  6. In a medium-size pan over medium heat, add beans and 1/2 cup water.
  7. Cover and cook about 5 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender; drain well.
  8. Place beans in an 11x7 inch baking dish or gratin dish that has been coated with cooking spray.
  9. Add sauce and almonds; mix well.
  10. Sprinkle cheese on top; do not stir.
  11. In a small skillet over medium heat, melt remaining butter and stir in crumbs.
  12. Sprinkle on top of gratin; bake, uncovered, for about 30-35 minutes or until bubbly.

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