Homestyle Green Bean Casserole

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Prep Time: ~10 minutes; Cook Time: 25 minutes

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Ingredients/ Shopping List:

  • ½ stick Earth Balance
  • ¼ cup flour
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • ½ plain, unsweetened soy milk
  • 1 tbsp soy/ tamari sauce
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 sweet onion
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 14.5-oz. cans green beans, drained
  • 1/2 cup or more fried onions

Directions:

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Chop a sweet onion into 2-3 in’ slices and finely mince the garlic.
  • In a small saucepan, sauté 3 cloves of garlic over low heat until just golden brown.
  • In a medium sauce pan, melt half the Earth Balance over low heat.
    • Sauté the onion until almost caramelized with a nice brown color. About 4 minutes.
    • Set the onions aside in a bowl.
  • In the same sauce pan, add the minced garlic, soy milk, vegetable broth, soy sauce and spices.
    • Whisk the ingredients over low heat.
    • Add the nutritional yeast and continue stirring for 1-2 minutes.
    • Slowly add the flour until the mixture thickens almost like a roux.
  • Place the green beans into an 8 x 8 casserole dish.
  • Pour the sauce over the green beans.
    • Top with the caramelized onions.
    • Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Top with the fried onions and a sprinkling of nutritional yeast.
  • Bake for another 5 minutes until browned.
  • Enjoy!
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