A New Twist on Green Bean Casserole
A savory Italian breadcrumb topping replaces fried onions in this delicious twist on traditional green bean casserole. This side dish may become a new family favorite for Thanksgiving!
1 1/2 lbs. of fresh green beans, blanched
2 large shallots, sliced
1/2 cup Italian-seasoned bread crumbs
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil, divided
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional for a little heat!)
How to make it
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Place green beans in 9 x 13 baking dish.
Sauté shallots over medium heat in 1 Tbsp. EVOO for about 2-3 minutes, or until tender.
Pour shallots over beans and toss gently to combine.
Stir breadcrumbs, cheese and red pepper flakes (if using) in a small bowl and drizzle with remaining EVOO. Stir well to combine.
Top beans with breadcrumb mixture and cover with foil.
Bake for 20 minutes.
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