Forget the canned mushroom soup! Have you ever made a green bean casserole from scratch? This recipe for green bean casserole is surprisingly easy, made with just a few fresh and simple ingredients. It comes from one of my favorite chefs – Thomas Keller of the French Laundry, and it’s the perfect way to “Wow” your family and friends on Thanksgiving or Christmas day.
So throw away those cans and fake fried onions. This is a green bean casserole from scratch that you’ll pass down through generations.
Here are the ingredients you’ll need:
2 1/2 lb. haricots verts or green beans, trimmed
Kosher salt and freshly ground white pepper, to taste
2 cups canola oil
12 oz. white button mushrooms, sliced 1/4″ thick
1 3/4 cups heavy cream
8 sprigs thyme
2 cloves garlic, smashed
1 1/2 tbsp. sherry vinegar
3 shallots, thinly sliced
1/2 cup flour
Follow instructions in the video for a wonderful Thanksgiving side dish!
Green Bean Casserole from Scratch