Fantastically Fresh Green Bean Casserole

Ready in just 45 minutes, the key to creating this palate-pleasing casserole is using fresh green beans and mushrooms.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 6


tablespoons butter
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
cup half-and-half
tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
package (8 oz) sliced fresh mushrooms (about 3 cups)
clove garlic, finely chopped
lb fresh green beans, trimmed
cup French-fried onions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 11x7-inch or 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2 In 12-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add flour; stir with whisk until blended. Gradually stir in half-and-half and Worcestershire sauce; cook and stir until smooth and bubbly. Add mushrooms and garlic; cook and stir until sauce begins to thicken. Remove from heat.
  • 3 Add green beans; toss until beans are coated with sauce. Pour mixture into baking dish. Top with onions.
  • 4 Bake uncovered about 30 minutes or until beans are tender and onions are golden brown.

Expert Tips

Baking time may vary depending on the thickness of the green beans and how tender you like them.

Add chopped drained roasted red bell peppers for color and flavor.