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Green Bean Casserole

Green Bean Casserole step-by-step recipe |
"This is a must-have Thanksgiving dish made 100% vegan! There is no need to use dairy products to make incredibly creamy sauce. Cashew is the secret ingredients here. I bet your non-vegan family members will fall in love with it!"

Ingredients Serves 5 - 6

  • 1 cup cashew nuts
  • 2 onions
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1 tbsp corn starch
  • 10 oz/300 g mushrooms
  • 10.5 oz/300 g vegetable oil
  • 1.5 lb/700 g green beans
  • 1/3 tsp dried thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1.5 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper


  1. Rinse and soak 1/2 cup of cashew nuts in one cup of boiling water. Set aside for 10 minutes.

    Green Bean Casserole
  2. Peel and cut 2 medium onions into half-moon slices.

    Green Bean Casserole
  3. Combine 2 tablespoons of flour, 1 tablespoon of corn starch, 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1/2 teaspoon of ground black pepper.Place the sliced onions into a large dish, sprinkle with flour mixture. Mix well to coat the onions.

    Green Bean Casserole
  4. Wash and cut the mushrooms into pieces. You can choose any mushrooms of your choice. I usually cook this dish with chanterelles, boletus or champignons.

    Green Bean Casserole
  5. Heat 2-3 tablespoons of vegetable oil in a non-stick skillet. Saute the onions over medium heat for 5-7 minutes, or until golden-brown. Transfer them into a separate bowl.

    Green Bean Casserole
  6. Add 2-3 tablespoons of oil into a skillet, place the mushrooms and cook until all the liquid evaporates. Move them to a separate bowl as well.

    Green Bean Casserole
  7. Drain the cashews, put them into a blender jar, add 1/2 cup of water and process until smooth.

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  8. Wash the green beans, cut off the ends. Cut them into 1-2 inches long pieces.

    Green Bean Casserole
  9. Add 1/3 cup of water into a skillet. Bring water to a boil, then add the green beans and cook covered for 3-4 minutes to soften the beans. Then remove the lid and cook until the water evaporates. Next, add more 2-3 tablespoons of oil, 2 bay leaves and 1/3 teaspoon of dried thyme. Cook for 3 minutes.

    Green Bean Casserole
  10. Add the mushrooms, cashew-sauce, 1 cup of water or vegetable broth, 1 teaspoon of salt and cook over medium heat stiring frequently for 5-7 minutes or until the sauce has thickened. Turn off the heat and remove the bay leaves. Serve with fried onions.

    Green Bean Casserole

Author: vegelicacy

Posted on: 17 October 2015

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Diet type: vegan
Category: main course
Difficulty: medium
You will also need: Blender

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Anastasia 18 October 2015
Victoria this looks gorgeous! I can’t wait to make it! Thank you for sharing!

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vegelicacy 18 October 2015
Thank you very much Anastasia! Let me know who it will turn out :)

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