Indulgent Homemade Green Bean Casserole
HANDS-ON 20 MIN TOTAL 1 HR
SERVES 6 SUBMITTED BY CHOCOHOLIC1
1 (16-oz.) pkg. frozen cut green
8 slices bacon
6 oz. fresh mushrooms, chopped
½ tsp. garlic powder
½ tsp. onion powder
¼ tsp. salt
¼ tsp. black pepper
1 cup half-and-half
1 oz. Parmesan cheese, finely
shredded (¼ cup)
1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Put green beans into a 1½- to 2-qt. baking dish.
2. Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until browned and crisp. Transfer to paper towels, reserving 1 Tbsp. drippings in skillet. Add mushrooms, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper to skillet. Cook, stirring, until mushrooms are tender, about 4 minutes.
3. Add half-and-half to skillet, stirring to scrape any browned bits. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 7 minutes. Spoon mixture over green beans; toss to coat. Crumble bacon and sprinkle over bean mixture. Top with cheese.
4. Bake until sauce is bubbly, about 30 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
PER ¾-CUP SERVING: 179 CAL; 12G FAT (6G SAT); 9G PRO; 10G CARB (3G FIBER, 3G SUGARS); 390MG SODIUM