Green Bean Casserole with Madeira Mushrooms

Photo: Charles Masters

Here's a deliciously updated version of the classic, with fresh green beans and wine-infused mushrooms. We just had to keep the fried onion topping, which is arguably the best part.

Yield: Serves 8 (serving size: 3/4 cup)
Total:
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Recipe Time

Hands On: 40 Minutes
Total: 1 Hour

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 173
  • Fat: 8.5g
  • Saturated fat: 2.3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.6g
  • Protein: 6.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 18.7g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 4mg
  • Iron: 1.2mg
  • Sodium: 249mg
  • Calcium: 119mg

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds green beans, trimmed and halved crosswise
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cups chopped sweet onion
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 8 ounces shiitake mushrooms, stemmed and sliced
  • 1 (8-ounce) package presliced button mushrooms
  • 1/3 cup Madeira wine or dry sherry
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup (about 2 ounces) canned fried onions (such as French's)
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) grated fresh Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese

Preparation

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 425°.
  2. 2. Place beans into a large saucepan of boiling water; cook 4 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water; drain well. Place beans in a large bowl; set aside.
  3. 3. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add onion and thyme to pan; sauté 4 minutes or until onion is tender, stirring occasionally. Add mushrooms; sauté 10 minutes or until liquid almost evaporates, stirring frequently. Stir in wine, salt, and pepper; cook 2 minutes or until liquid almost evaporates. Stir in flour; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Gradually stir in chicken broth; bring to a boil. Cook 1 minute or until thick, stirring constantly. Add mushroom mixture to green beans; toss well. Place green bean mixture in a 2-quart glass or ceramic baking dish. Combine fried onions and grated cheese in a small bowl. Top green bean mixture evenly with fried onion mixture. Bake at 425° for 17 minutes or until top is lightly browned.
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