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.
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Homemade Southern Green Bean Casserole via http://thedomesticdiva.org/2017/11/17/homemade-southern-green-bean-casserole-recipe/