Green Bean and Pearl Onion Casserole

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Blanch the green beans and pearl onions by placing them into a large pot of rapidly boiling water. Cook them for 2 minutes, until the green beans brighten in color.
  • Remove the vegetables from the boiling water, then plunge in ice water to stop the cooking process.
  • Drain them, then remove the skins from the onions and set aside.
  • Coat a skillet with olive oil and butter. Over medium heat, cook the shallot and garlic down until caramelized. Add bay leaves, then the mushrooms; stir to combine. Season with salt, pepper, and thyme and then sprinkle the mixture with flour.
  • Add the milk a little at a time and boil for 3 minutes to thicken.
  • Place green beans and onions in a 2-quart casserole dish. pour mushroom mixture over the green beans; toss to make sure well coated.
  • Bake in preheated 350°F oven for 30 minutes. Top with fried onions and bake 10 minutes more.
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