Ditch the canned stuff for this delicious, completely from scratch green bean casserole recipe. Your classic green bean casserole recipe gets a makeover using fresh, real ingredients for an authentic homemade taste.
Preheat oven to 350° F.
In a greased 13" x 9" baking dish, add the green beans and set aside.
Slice the mushrooms and small onion.
In a large skillet, melt butter on medium heat. Then add sliced mushrooms and onions to the pan. Cook until mushrooms are soft and onions are translucent about 5 minutes.
Once combined, pour mixture into skillet with the cooked mushrooms and onions.
Stir well and regularly until the mixture begins to thicken like a soup. About 5-10 minutes on medium heat.
Once thickened, turn off the heat. Pour mixture onto the green beans in the baking dish. Carefully stir to coat.
Bake in preheated 350° F oven for 20 minutes.
Remove casserole from oven and sprinkle the top with french fried onions either store-bought or homemade (your choice).
Return back to the oven to bake for an additional 15 minutes or until onions have crisped up and browned a bit more. Allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving.
Fill the bottom of a skillet with oil (vegetable, canola, or peanut) for frying your onions.
Heat on medium-high. Once the oil is hot, add the floured, sliced onions. Cook until slightly brown in color. Do not brown the onions too much at this point as they will brown a bit more in the oven.
Remove fried onions from skillet and allow to drain on paper towels. Set aside until ready to top your green bean casserole.
Check out my favorite kitchen gadgets for stay-at-home chefs on Amazon.