Green Bean Casserole (Firinda Yesil Fasulye)
1 lb green beans, trimmed
1 can/cup cream of mushroom soup
1 onion, chopped
2 tbsp canola oil
1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
¼ cup butter, melted
½ tsp black pepper
½ cup bread/cracker crumbs
1 tsp salt to taste
Cut green beans in two or use whole. Then, cook them for 5-6 minutes in salty water. Saute onions with canola oil over medium heat. Drain cooked green beans and stir them in. Saute for 4-5 minutes.
Transfer them into a Pyrex dish and add cream of mushroom soup, cheddar cheese and black pepper. Mix them all. Drizzle melted butter over bread/cracker crumbs and strew them all over the casserole.
Preheat the oven to 180 C and bake for 30 minutes or till the surface gets lightly brown.
***This is a vegetarian dish.
By Hayriye Cetin Karaca ( www.turkishfoodandrecipes.com )