Monday, December 24, 2012

Green Bean & Mushroom Casserole - Gluten Free

Gluten-Free Version of Trader Joe's Holiday Green Bean & Mushroom Casserole 

1-1/2 Tablespoons butter
1-1/2 Tablespoons olive oil
8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
1/3 cup onion sliced
24 ounce fresh green beans
2 cups gluten-free cream of mushroom soup (click here for gluten-free recipe)
1-1/2 cup Swiss cheese, shredded
1-1/2 to 2 cups gluten-free fried onion pieces (click here for gluten-free recipe)

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Heat olive oil and butter in large skillet.
  • Add mushrooms and saute until they become soft and lightly browned. 
  • Add onion and continue to saute until they become soft and lightly browned.
  • Add green beans and saute until heated through.
  • Add soup, mix, and cook until heated through. 
  • Add mixture to a medium size casserole dish.
  • Top with cheese and fried onion pieces.
  • Place in oven and bake until cheese melts and becomes warm and bubbly, about 15-20 minutes.

Cream of Mushroom Soup - Gluten Free

3 Tablespoons butter
8 ounces mushrooms, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup onion, diced
4 Tablespoons sweet white sorghum flour
1 cup gluten free chicken broth
1 cup whole milk
salt and pepper

  • Heat butter in saucepan over med-hi heat.
  • Add mushrooms, garlic, and onion to pan and saute for 3 minutes.
  • Sprinkle flour into pan, stir, and cook an additional 2 minutes.
  • Slowly stir in broth and milk and cook over med-hi heat until thickens.
  • Season with salt and pepper as desired. 
Click here for Gluten-Free Green Bean Casserole Recipe.

"Fried" Onion Pieces (Baked) - Gluten Free

1 large onion, chopped
1/3 cup gluten-free sweet white sorghum flour
1/3 cup gluten-free tapioca starch
1/4-1/2 teaspoon salt
olive oil

  • Preheat over to 475 degrees F. 
  • Chop onion into small pieces. 
  • Rinse onion with water in small colander. 
  • Pour onions into mixing bowl, sprinkle sorghum flour, tapioca starch, and 1/4 t salt over onion. 
  • Stir until flours evenly coat onion pieces.
  • Coat cookie sheet (or shallow baking dish) with olive oil.
  • Spread "breaded" onions onto dish.
  • Bake for 20 minutes at 475 degrees F flipping onions every 5 minutes.
  • Broil for an additional 2 minutes or until desired.
Click here for Gluten-Free Green Bean Casserole Recipe.