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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 254.0
  • Total Fat: 13.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 35.0 mg
  • Sodium: 773.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 22.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.0 g
  • Protein: 10.1 g

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Green Bean Casserole

Submitted by: HUSKERFAN1972


Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    2 pounds Fresh Green Beans, Ends Cut Off
    4 slices Bacon, Cut Into 1/4 Inch Pieces
    3 cloves Garlic, Minced
    whole Large Onion, Chopped
    4 Tablespoons Butter
    4 Tablespoons All-purpose Flour
    2- cups Whole Milk
    cups Half-and-half
    1- teaspoon Salt, More To Taste
    Freshly Ground Black Pepper, To Taste
    teaspoons Cayenne Pepper
    1 cup Grated Sharp Cheddar Cheese
    1 jar (4 Ounce) Sliced Pimentoes, Drained
    Extra Milk For Thinning If Necessary
    1 cup Panko Bread Crumbs

Directions

Cut green beans in half if you like pieces to be a little smaller.

Blanch the green beans: drop them into lightly salted boiling water and allow green beans to cook for about 3 to 4 minutes. Remove them from the boiling water with a slotted spoon and immediately plunge them into a bowl of ice cold water to stop the cooking process. Drain beans once theyre cool and set aside.

Add bacon pieces to a skillet over medium heat. Cook bacon for two minutes, then add diced onion and garlic and continue cooking for 3 to 5 minutes, or until bacon is done (but not crisp) and onions are golden brown. Remove from heat and set aside.

In a separate skillet or saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Sprinkle flour into the pan and whisk immediately to evenly mix it into the butter. Cook for a minute or two, then pour in milk and half and half. Continue cooking, whisking constantly, while sauce thickens, about 2 minutes. Add salt, pepper, and cayenne then add the grated cheddar. Stir while cheese melts. Turn off heat.

Add pimentos to pan, then add bacon/onion mixture. Stir to combine. Pour over green beans and stir gently to combine. Pour into a baking dish and top with panko crumbs.

Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until sauce is bubbly and panko crumbs are golden.



Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HUSKERFAN1972.






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