Southern Green Bean Casserole

(From Atlanta Cooknotes)


2 ten-ounce packages frozen French-style green beans

1 tablespoon butter

1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

1 teaspoon sugar

1/2 teaspoon freshly grated onion or 1 teaspoon onion flakes

1 cup sour cream

1/2 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese

1/2 cup crushed cornflakes

1 tablespoon butter, melted


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Cook and drain green beans.

In a large saucepan, combine one tablespoon butter, flour, salt, pepper, sugar, onion, sour cream, and cheese.

Stir and cook over low heat until ingredients are well combined and cheese is melted.

Add beans, mixing well. Pour into a buttered two-quart casserole.

Combine cornflakes with one tablespoon melted butter and sprinkle over bean mixture.

Bake uncovered for 25 minutes.

Serves 6


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