Simple Skillet Green Bean Casserole


1pound green beans
1tablespoon corn starch
2tablespoons butter, unsalted
2cloves garlic, minced
1pound cremini or white mushrooms, thinly sliced
1medium onion, diced
1tablespoon fresh thyme
1/4teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
1/2cup milk
1/2cup heavy cream
2teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
3/4cup French's Original French Fried Onions
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


1. Preheat oven to 350F.

2. In a large pot of boiling salted water, blanch green beans until bright green in color and tender crisp, about 2 minutes. Drain well and cool in a bowl of ice water. Drain well and set aside.

3. In a small bowl, whisk together cornstarch and 2 tablespoons water; set aside.

4. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add garlic, mushrooms, onion, thyme and nutmeg. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 3-4 minutes; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Stir in milk, heavy cream and Worcestershire.

5. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and stir in cornstarch mixture until thickened, about 2-3 minutes. Stir in green beans. Add green bean mixture to prepared baking dish. Sprinkle with fried onions. Place into oven and bake until bubbly and golden brown, about 15 minutes. Serve immediately.