Holiday Cook-off

Classic Shaw Family Green Bean Casserole

A Shaw Family Thanksgiving staple

Hello, VcSocial fans I have for you today the one and only Shaw Family Green Bean Casserole the only cure for picky eaters, and your grandmother who can only consume warm soup as a meal. This traditional recipe has been passed down through my family for 17 years. It has been my constant craving from the start of November to Thanksgiving Day. I even enjoy heating up the leftovers in the microwave for my day after lunch. So without further ado, I bring you the recipe below.

Ingredients (Serves: 12-15) [Preheat oven to 400 degrees]

  • 1 1/2 Containers French’s Original Crispy Fried Onions
  • 2 Lbs. Fresh Green Beans Cut and Trimmed
  • 1 Lbs. Fresh Mushrooms Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Fresh Ground Pepper
  • 2 Teaspoons Salt
  • 4 Cloves Garlic Minced
  • 2 Cups Chicken Broth
  • 1 Cup Cream
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • 4 Tbls Flour + 4 Tbls Butter [Rue]


  • Step 1: Blanche Green Beans in salted water for 7 minutes. [Drain, put aside, let cool]
  • Step 2: Saute mushrooms and garlic until cooked [set aside]
  • Step 3: Add butter and flour make light rue [Cook until it turns white] (DO NOT OVERCOOK!!!!)
  • Step 4: Add Cream, Milk, Stock, Mushroom Mix, salt & pepper
  • Step 5: Cook over low heat and simmer until sauce thickens (About 7 Mins)
  • Step 6: In a large bowl combine 1 container Crispy Onions, green beans, and mushroom soup mix. {Mix thouroughly}
  • Step 7: Pour Mixture into large Cassorole Dish
  • Step 8: Sprinkle remaining onions onto the top of the dish
  • Step 9: Cover, and place in oven for 15 Mins, Uncover and cook for 30 Mins or until bubbly
  • Step 10: Remove from oven and enjoy!

Thats how to make the Classic Shaw Family Green Bean Casserole so you to can enjoy these Good Eats! Because when your here your family.