Gluten-Free Green Bean Casserole

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Gluten-Free Green Bean Casserole is a delicious twist on the classic holiday side dish, perfect for those with gluten sensitivities or those looking for a healthier alternative. This flavorful casserole replaces traditional fried onion topping with a gluten-free alternative, maintaining the beloved taste while accommodating dietary needs.

INGREDIENTS 

– 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed and halved – 2 tablespoons olive oil – 1 onion, thinly sliced – 2 cloves garlic, minced – 8 oz mushrooms, sliced – 2 tablespoons gluten-free all-purpose flour – 1 cup gluten-free chicken or vegetable broth – 1 cup unsweetened almond milk (or any non-dairy milk) – 1 teaspoon dried thyme – Salt and pepper to taste – 1 cup gluten-free crispy fried onions (store-bought or homemade)

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INSTRUCTIONS

Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). Meanwhile, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Blanch the green beans for 3-4 minutes until they are bright green and slightly tender. Drain and set aside.

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Step 1

In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add sliced onions and sauté until they are soft and golden brown. Add minced garlic and sliced mushrooms, cooking until the mushrooms release their moisture and become golden brown.

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Step 2

Sprinkle gluten-free all-purpose flour over the sautéed vegetables, stirring to coat evenly. Gradually pour in the chicken or vegetable broth, stirring continuously to avoid lumps. Add almond milk, dried thyme, salt, and pepper. Continue stirring until the mixture thickens into a creamy sauce.

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Step 3

Add the blanched green beans to the skillet, stirring to coat them with the creamy mushroom sauce. Transfer the mixture to a greased casserole dish. Top with gluten-free crispy fried onions, spreading them evenly over the green beans. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until the casserole is bubbly and the top is golden brown.

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Step 4

Remove the gluten-free green bean casserole from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes before serving. This savory side dish is a crowd-pleaser that brings the comforting flavors of the classic green bean casserole to those with gluten sensitivities. Enjoy it as a delightful addition to your holiday table or any family gathering.

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Step 5

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