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Green Bean Casserole

Ingredients

  • ** for fried onions **
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp ground thyme
  • 11/2 large onion sliced
  • ** for mushroom cream sauce **
  • 1/2 large onion diced
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 8 oz pkg sliced mushrooms
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 lbs of fresh green beans 3-4 cups

Instructions

  • Mix flour, salt, pepper, and thyme together.
  • Add sliced onions to the mixture, toss to coat.
  • Pour 3 tablespoons olive oil into frying pan on med-high heat.
  • Add coated onions to the oil when it is hot. Cook for 4-5 minutes on each side.
  • Take off the pan and place the fried onions on a plate lined with a paper towel.
  • Pour 3 tablespoons olive oil into large sauce pan on medium heat.
  • Add diced onions and cook until soft, about 3 minutes.
  • Add mushrooms, salt, pepper, and thyme. Cook another 4 minutes.
  • Add the sour cream and wine to the mushroom mixture. Stir and heat through.
  • Toss the green beans with the 1/3 cup flour in large bowl (I use the one left from the onions).
  • Stir the coated green beans and milk into the sour cream & wine mixture. Heat until bubbling.
  • Pour the green beans into a greased casserole pan (I use a 9 by 13) and top with fried onions.
  • Bake at 350 for about 40 - 50 minutes or until bubbling and golden on top.