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Green Beans Deluxe

 Green Beans Deluxe
We have belonged to a dinner/bridge group for many years and this green bean dish has been a favorite. The pinch of nutmeg enhances the flavor, which is creamy and rich. It goes well with a holiday meal, both by color and taste.
4-6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen French-style green beans
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  • Prepare green beans according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a
  • large skillet, saute onion in butter until tender. Reduce heat; stir
  • in flour until blended. Add the sour cream, salt, pepper and nutmeg;
  • heat through (do not boil).
  • Drain the beans; stir into sour cream mixture. Transfer to a greased
  • 1-qt. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 15-20 minutes or
  • until heated through. Sprinkle with cheese; bake 5 minutes longer or
  • until cheese is melted. Yield: 4-6 servings.