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Alton Brown's Best Ever Green Bean Casserole

Last Modified: 02/16/08
First Published: 12/19/07
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While this dish costs slightly more than the traditional green bean casseroles (which utilizes cream of mushroom soup), the taste is far superior. The ingredients that contribute to the cost are green beans, button mushrooms and half-and-half.

 

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Servings: 4
Total Cost: $8.81
Cost Per Serving: $2.20
Total Calories: 1,118
Calories/Serving: 279
IngredientVolumeMassCostCalorie
Onion, Yellow Diced 2 Cups 320.00 Grams $0.71 134
Flour, White Unbleached All Purpose 1/4 Cup 1.06 Ounces $0.03 114
Bread Crumbs Italian Style 2 Tablespoons 14.00 Grams $0.08 55
Salt, Kosher 1 Teaspoon 4.80 Grams $0.01 0
Salt, Table 2 Tablespoons 36.00 Grams $0.06 0
Green Beans, Frozen * 1.00 Pound $3.56 140
Butter, Unsalted 2 Tablespoons 28.00 Grams $0.13 200
Mushrooms, Button * 12.00 Ounces $2.25 54
Black Pepper, Ground 1/2 Teaspoon 1.07 Grams $0.01 3
Garlic 1 Tablespoon 8.50 Grams $0.04 13
Nutmeg, Ground 1/4 Teaspoon 0.58 Gram $0.11 3
Flour, White Unbleached All Purpose 2 Tablespoons 0.53 Ounce $0.02 57
Chicken Broth, Canned 1 Cup 245.00 Grams $0.50 30
Cream, Light, Half & Half 1 Cup 242.00 Grams $1.30 315
For the topping:
2 medium onions, thinly sliced
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons panko bread crumbs
1 teaspoon kosher salt
Nonstick cooking spray

For beans and sauce:
2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
1 pound fresh green beans, rinsed, trimmed and halved
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
12 ounces mushrooms, trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 cup chicken broth
1 cup half-and-half

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