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Green Bean Casserole Recipe

It's a classic for a reason! Everyone loves a great green bean casserole.

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green bean casserole


  • 2 pounds green beans, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 cups fresh bread crumbs, made from 5 slices country bread
  • 2 tablespoon(s) butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Fill a large bowl halfway with ice water and set aside. Bring a large stockpot with water to a boil. Add the green beans and cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Immediately transfer beans to the ice water to cool. Strain and blot dry. Heat the olive oil in a medium-sized skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic, and cook until soft. Remove from heat, toss in the bread crumbs, butter, salt, pepper, and the blanched beans. Transfer to a 6-cup baking dish.
  3. Bake until the beans are tender and the bread crumbs are golden - 18 to 20 minutes. Serve hot, warm, or at room temperature.

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