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Green Beans Supreme Recipe

Green Beans Supreme Recipe

As Heather Campbell puts it, “Here’s a nice substitute to plain green bean casserole.” The Lawrence, Kansas field editor prepares a well-seasoned cheese sauce to add zip to this familiar dish.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:12-16 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 packages (16 ounces each) frozen cut green beans
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 2 cups evaporated milk
  • 8 ounces process cheese (Velveeta), shredded
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 teaspoons butter, melted

Directions

  • 1. Cook green beans according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a Dutch oven, saute onion in butter until tender. Remove from the heat; whisk in the flour, salt, paprika, Worcestershire sauce and mustard until blended.
  • 2. Gradually stir in milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Remove from the heat; stir in cheese.
  • 3. Drain beans; gently fold into cheese sauce. Transfer to a large serving bowl. Toss bread crumbs and butter; sprinkle over beans. Yield: 12-16 servings.