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Recipe: One-Skillet Green Bean Gratin

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We love this One-Skillet Green Bean Gratin recipe, a delicious holiday side dish! Simple to prepare and only one pot to clean up makes this dish dreamy!

We love this One-Skillet Green Bean Gratin recipe, a delicious holiday side dish! Simple to prepare and only one pot to clean up makes this dish dreamy! MarlaMeridith.com
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time5 minsCook Time35 minsTotal Time40 mins
 2 pounds fresh green beans
 4 tbsp unsalted butter
 1 shallot, finely chopped
 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
 4 tbsp all-purpose flour
 1 tsp fine sea salt
 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
 1 1/2 cups half and half
 2/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
 1/4 cup shredded parmesan
 1/4 cup bread crumbs or panko
1

Pre heat the oven to 350˚ Fahrenheit with the rack in the middle.

2

Rinse the green beans, trim off the ends and cut the beans in 1/2.

3

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook the green beans about 12 minutes or until tender. Drain the beans.

4

In a 12 inch cast iron skillet, melt the butter over medium-low heat. Sauté the shallot and garlic about 3-4 minutes until softened and fragrant.

5

Mix in the flour, salt and pepper until smooth.

6

Reduce the heat to low. Add in the half and half. Cook until mixture thickens. Add the cheese and mix until well blended and melted.

7

Add the green beans to cheese mixture. Combine well.

8

Flatten the top of the casserole with the back of a spoon or spatula.

9

Top with the parmesan and breadcrumbs.

10

Bake for 30 minutes. Continue to broil for 5 minutes or until golden brown. Serve immediately in the skillet.

Ingredients

 2 pounds fresh green beans
 4 tbsp unsalted butter
 1 shallot, finely chopped
 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
 4 tbsp all-purpose flour
 1 tsp fine sea salt
 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
 1 1/2 cups half and half
 2/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
 1/4 cup shredded parmesan
 1/4 cup bread crumbs or panko

Directions

1

Pre heat the oven to 350˚ Fahrenheit with the rack in the middle.

2

Rinse the green beans, trim off the ends and cut the beans in 1/2.

3

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook the green beans about 12 minutes or until tender. Drain the beans.

4

In a 12 inch cast iron skillet, melt the butter over medium-low heat. Sauté the shallot and garlic about 3-4 minutes until softened and fragrant.

5

Mix in the flour, salt and pepper until smooth.

6

Reduce the heat to low. Add in the half and half. Cook until mixture thickens. Add the cheese and mix until well blended and melted.

7

Add the green beans to cheese mixture. Combine well.

8

Flatten the top of the casserole with the back of a spoon or spatula.

9

Top with the parmesan and breadcrumbs.

10

Bake for 30 minutes. Continue to broil for 5 minutes or until golden brown. Serve immediately in the skillet.

Recipe: One-Skillet Green Bean Gratin

~ Marla Meridith

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