top of page

Green Bean Casserole

Prep Time:

Cook Time:


Serves 6 to 8

Sauce Type:

White Sauce

About the Recipe

It’s amazing how many precious memories are made over a festive meal. So don’t hold back this Thanksgiving or Christmas, go all out and make a homemade cream of mushroom for a green bean casserole. A homemade green bean casserole is a perfect side dish recipe to share with your family and friends😊 Try this homemade cream of mushroom for a green bean casserole and build beautiful memories this holiday season!


  • 4 tbsp Butter (1 tbsp or 14g to cook the onions and 3 tbsp or 35g to make the roux)

  • 2 to 3 tbsp Olive Oil

  • 1 Onion

  • 12 Button Mushrooms (roughly ½ an 8 oz box)

  • 2 Cloves of Garlic

  • 3 tbsp or 35g Flour

  • 2.5 cups or 625ml Heavy Cream

  • 1 tsp Black Pepper

  • 1 tsp Chicken Bouillon

  • 1/2 tbsp or 7ml Worcestershire Sauce

  •  Salt to Taste


1. Cook 1 lb green beans, strain the and put them to the side.

2. Add 1 tbsp butter and 1 tbsp olive oil to a large sauce pan over medium to high heat.  Once the oil is hot add your diced onions and sauté till lightly browned around the edges.

3. Add you mushrooms and sauté until they are tender, add more oil if needed.

4. Once the mushrooms and onions are cooked add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds. 

5. Make a well in the center of the pan and add 3 tbsp or 42g butter.  When the butter is melted add 3 tbsp flour or 24g, mix and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.

6. Pour in heavy cream, mix, scrape the bottom and sides of the pan to release any bits and pieces.  Then add pepper, chicken bouillon and Worcestershire sauce.  Bring this to a simmer over medium heat and cook for 5 minutes or until thick.  Taste the sauce and add salt and pepper if needed.

7.Butter a baking dish, add the green beans then pour the sauce on top.

8. Bake in the oven at 350˚ F or 176 ˚C for 40 minutes. 

9. Take the Casserole out of the oven and add fried onions on top and bake for 5- 10 more minutes

bottom of page