Green Beans Casserole With a Mushroom Cheese Sauce

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Chef LauraMD

Use swiss or cheddar in the delicious mushroom sherry sauce over your green beans. A dish perfect for the holidays.

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Directions

  1. If using fresh green beans, clean and trim them. Blanch them in hot water for 6-9 minutes, plunging them into ice water. Drain completely. If using frozen, thaw and drain completely.
  2. Melt butter and add the mushrooms, shallots and garlic. Salute until mushrooms release moisture and then evaporates, approximately 6 minutes.
  3. Add flour and cook 1 minute, stirring constantly; add broth while stirring.
  4. Add milk/half and half, reduce heat to medium low and simmer until sauce has thickened, about 10 minutes.
  5. Add cheese and stir until melted.
  6. Stir in sherry and thyme and salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Transfer to a 3 quart or 9 x 13 dish.
  8. Bake at 425˚ for 20 minutes.

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