Side Dishes

Bacon and Cheddar Green Bean Casserole with Crispy Shallots

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Bacon and Cheddar Green Bean Casserole with Crispy Shallots- a twist on the classic green bean casserole is perfect for Thanksgiving!

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2 lbs green beans, rinsed with tips cut off (or you could use three 10-ounce bags of french cut green beans)
5 slices of bacon, cut into 1/4-1/2 inch pieces
2 tablespoons butter, divided
2 shallots, chopped finely
8 ozs white mushrooms, sliced and chopped
3/4 cup half and half
2 cups whole milk
1/4 cup flour
1 1/2 cups mild or medium cheddar, shredded
2 teaspoons fresh thyme, finely chopped
2 teaspoons fresh sage, finely chopped
salt and pepper to taste
For topping:
vegetable oil for frying
2 shallots, sliced very thinly
1/2 cup flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 egg, beaten
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Steam green beans in a steaming basket over boiling water until tender, about 5-7 minutes. Set aside (If using frozen green beans, heat them according to directions and drain...
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Nutritions

Calories
432

Sodium
856mg
35% DV

Fat
32g
49% DV

Protein
12g
24% DV

Carbs
14g
5% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV