We can thank fresh mushrooms for sprucing up this classic side dish. It’s so good, you may find an excuse to add it to your dinner menu outside of Thanksgiving!
- 3 1/2 cupGreen Beans – rinsed, ends trimmed
- 1/2 tspSea Salt – or to taste
- 1/4 tspBlack Pepper, ground – or to taste
- 2 tbspOlive Oil
- 1/4 cupShallot – minced
- 3Garlic, clove
- 1 cupMushrooms – button, baby bella, or cremini, finely chopped
- 2 tbspAll-Purpose Flour
- 1 1/2 cupVegetable Broth, low-sodium
- 1 cupAlmond Milk, unsweetened
- 1 cupCrispy Fried Onions
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (204 C).
- Steam green beans. Drain and place in an ice bath to stop cooking. Drain and arrange in a baking dish. Set aside.
- To prepare the sauce, in a large oven-safe skillet over medium heat, add olive oil, shallots, and garlic. Season with salt and pepper and stir.
- Sautee until translucent, then add ½ of the mushrooms and season with a bit more salt and pepper. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes or until lightly browned.
- Transfer to blender pitcher and add liquid ingredients (vegetable broth and almond milk). Blend on medium until smooth.
- Add remaining uncooked mushrooms to skillet and sauté with olive oil until golden brown.
- Once browned, sprinkle in the flour and whisk to stir and coat the mushrooms. Cook for 1 minute, then slowly add blended mixture, whisking to incorporate.
- Bring to a simmer, then reduce heat to low to thicken. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes more, or until thick and bubbly. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed.
- Pour mixture over green beans. Top with fried onions and bake for 15 minutes, or until warmed through and bubbly and slightly browned on top.
- Serve immediately.
Recipe: Creamy Green Strawberry Dream Serving in this recipe:1
- Calories: 236.6
- Total Fat: 3.6 g 5.5%
- Saturated Fat: 0.4 g 1.9%
- Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
- Sodium: 358.7 mg 14.9%
- Total Carbs: 45.7 g 15.2%
- Dietary Fiber: 9.9 g 39.4%
- Sugar: 22.1 g
- Protein: 8.1 g 16.2%
- Vitamin A: 481.9% Vitamin C: 244.1%
- Calcium: 68.5% Iron: 26.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.