Southern Green Bean Casserole

This was one of the items that accompanied our Tofurky dinner on Thanksgiving Day. The recipe was adapted from Paula’s Home Cooking Show on FoodTV.com.

I had substituted the chicken broth with vegetable broth, and also omitted the use of onions that were cooked with mushroom in butter. I did use French’s Cheddar Fried Onion as sprinkles though. I had also used salt and pepper to season the ingredients instead of making the House Seasoning.

Ingredients
1/3 stick butter
1/2 cup diced onions
1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
2 cups sliced green beans
3 cups chicken broth
1 (10 3/4-ounce) can cream of mushroom soup
1 (2.8-ounce) can French-fried onion rings
Pinch House Seasoning, recipe follows
1 cup grated Cheddar

Method
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Melt the butter in a large skillet. Saute the onions and mushrooms in the butter. Boil green beans in chicken broth for 10 minutes and drain. Add the green beans, mushroom soup, onion rings, and House Seasoning, to taste, to the onion mixture. Stir well. Pour into a greased 1 1/2-quart baking dish. Bake for 20 minutes, then top the casserole with the Cheddar and bake for 10 minutes longer, or until the casserole is hot and cheese is melted.

House Seasoning:
1 cup salt
1/4 cup black pepper
1/4 cup garlic powder

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