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green bean casserole

Best Cheesy Green Bean Casserole

This is literally Best Cheesy Green Bean Casserole! My homemade casserole will have your guests coming back for seconds!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 308.38kcal
Author Jenny
Cost $10


  • Oven
  • Stove
  • cast iron skillet


  • 1 pound fresh green beans timmed, steamed and cut into thirds
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped white mushrooms
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1 cup reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups French's Fried Onions


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Place butter into a 10 inch cast iron skillet over medium heat to melt. Add mushrooms, salt, pepper and garlic, stirring and cooking for 5 minutes until softened. Sprinkle flour over top and stir for 1 minute. Slowly stir in chicken broth, let bubble and cook for 3 minutes to thicken.
  • Stir in heavy whipping cream and let cook for another 3 minutes until bubbly and thickened. Stir in cheese, steamed green beans, and 1 cup of the onions. Stir to combine and top with remaining 1 cup fried onions. Bake for 15 minutes, until hot and bubbly. Remove and serve warm.


Calories: 308.38kcal | Carbohydrates: 13.88g | Protein: 6.67g | Fat: 25.73g | Saturated Fat: 14.64g | Cholesterol: 63.11mg | Sodium: 399.51mg | Potassium: 245.92mg | Fiber: 1.84g | Sugar: 2.38g | Vitamin A: 1057.55IU | Vitamin C: 8.06mg | Calcium: 145.55mg | Iron: 0.95mg