Green Beans with Cremini Mushroom Sauce | The assembled casserole can be made a day ahead and refrigerated overnight, making it an ideal side dish for Thanksgiving. The fried shallots also can be prepared ahead and stored overnight in an airtight container.
Green Beans Two Ways | Instead of just steaming or boiling green beans, Katie Workman first sautes them in butter and garlic, then simmers them in chicken broth. For adults, she adds fresh herbs and citrus--both zest and juice--giving the beans a fresh, vibrant flavor.
Green Bean Casserole with Red Curry and Peanuts | Store-bought red curry paste and coconut milk put a Thai spin on this green-bean-and-mushroom holiday classic. For a vegetarian main dish, simply stir in cubes of tofu.
Green Bean Casserole with Goat Cheese, Almonds and Smoked Paprika | Inspired by classic green bean casseroles from his childhood, F&W's Justin Chapple put a Spanish spin on this timeless favorite by topping the creamy beans with smoky pimenton de la Vera and toasted almonds.