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Green Bean Casserole

Homestyle Green Bean Casserole

Peggy
Green Bean Casserole has  also been a staple on the Thanksgiving table for a lot of years!  Well!  This is a newer version!  It will be on my Thanksgiving table!  I hope you try it! 
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Casserole
Servings 8 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 1 ½ lb fresh green beans (trimmed)
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • ¼ cup all purpose flour
  • 1 ½ cups milk
  • ½ cup fat free buttermilk
  • 1 tbsp Ranch dressing mix
  • 2 tsp thyme (freshly chopped)
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 1 pkg sliced mushrooms (8 oz)
  • 1 cup French's fried onions (crushed)
  • ½ cup panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)
  • 2 plum tomatoes (seeded and chopped)
  • vegetable cooking spray

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cook green beans in boiling water until they are done; drain.
  • Plunge in ice water to stop the cooking process; Drain and pat dry.
  • Melt 2 tbsp. butter in large pot.
  • Whisk in flour until smooth.
  • Cook, whisking constantly, 1 minute.
  • Gradually whisk in 1-1/2 cups milk; whisking constantly 3 or 4 minutes or until sauce is thickened and bubbly.
  • Remove from heat and whisk in buttermilk and next 4 ingredients.
  • Melt 1 tsp. butter in a medium skillet over med. high heat; add mushrooms and saute' 6 to 8 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Remove from heat; Let stand 5 minutes.
  • Gently toss mushrooms and green beans in buttermilk sauce.
  • Place in a 13x9 inch or 3 quart baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  • Combine French's fried onions and next 2 ingredients; sprinkle over green bean mixture.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown!
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