Healthier Green Bean Casserole

Recipe by ellie_
READY IN: 40mins




  • In a small bowl toss together shallots, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon pepper and 2 tablespoons flour. Set aside.
  • In a skillet heat 3 tablespoon oil over medium high heat; add shallots and cook until golden and crisp (5 minutes).
  • Transfer shallots with the oil to baking sheet lined with paper towels.
  • Wipe out skillet and return to medium high heat, adding remaining oil (2 tablespoons), mushrooms and 1/4 teaspoon salt, cooking stirring until browned (8 - 10 minutes). Transfer to plate and set aside.
  • Wipe out skillet and heat butter over medium heat, adding onion when butter melts, cooking stirring occasionally until edges brown (2 minutes).
  • Stir in garlic and remaining flour (1 tablespoon), green beans, thyme and bay leaves.
  • Stir in cream, broth, increasing heat to medium high, cover and cook until beans are tender (4-5 minutes).
  • Stir in mushrooms, continuing to cook uncovered until beans are tender and sauce thickens (4-5 minutes). Remove from heat.
  • Discard bay leaves and thyme, season with salt and pepper.
  • Transfer to serving dish, sprinkling with reserved shallots.