Green Bean Casserole with
Pancetta and Onion Rings

Looking for Excellent idea for a great favorite in Side Dish Recipes? How about a Fantastic Glazed Baked Ham and a Caesar Salad to liven up your picks in Main Dish Recipes... Delicious!







A Green Bean Casserole with Pancetta and Onion Rings is one of the favorites for Side Dish Recipes. A fantastic choice for Main Dish Recipes and goes great with your a Glazed Baked Ham with Pineapple and a Creamy Mustard Sauce.




This is one of the favorites in side dish recipes that my family and friends love to dig into during the Holidays. I think it's because of the crunchy onion rings that are everyone's favorite with this fantastic Green Bean Casserole, and I must confess mine too! Of course the crispy Pancetta is a fabulous add to this great in Holiday Recipes Too!


I like adding this Green Bean Casserole, to the Glazed Baked Ham with Pineapples and Creamy Mustard Sauce for a great duo. Another suggestion might be the Prime Rib and Yorkshire Pudding and the popular Garlic Mashed Potatoes, would go fantastic together. Top off your line-up of great favorites with a fantastic Dessert choice for a really nice ending to a wonderful Dinner.


Green Bean Casserole
1 pound green beans, ends trimmed

6 slices Pancetta, cut coarsely

1 tablespoon extra virgin Italian olive oil

1 can sliced mushrooms, drained

4 cloves garlic, minced

2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme leaves

table Salt

Fresh Ground Pepper Corns

2/3 cup white wine or apple juice

1/3 cup chicken broth

Onion Rings

Bring to a boil water filled half way In bottom of vegetable steamer, place beans in the top of steamer, cover and cook over medium heat until tender, about 4 - 5 minutes. Remove from stove and set aside.

Heat olive oil in a large pan over medium heat, add pancetta and mushrooms and pan fry until browned, about 5 minutes.

Into pan, add minced fresh garlic and thyme and stir, add kosher salt and fresh ground pepper corns to taste and pan fry for about 1 minute or until garlic is a rich brown color.

Stir in white wine and chicken broth, bring to a boil. Turn down heat and simmer to blend flavors and reduce sauce cooking for about 3 minutes.

Add green beans to mushrooms and garlic sauce, stir to coat.

Pour onto a large casserole dish, season again with salt and pepper, to taste if desired or sprinkle with fresh chopped dill weed.

Top with onion rings before serving.


Onion Rings
2 cups corn or canola oil

2 large red or white onions, thinly sliced and separated into rings

1/2 cup buttermilk

1 cup graham cracker crumbs

2 cups all purpose flour

1 tablespoon table salt

1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper corns


Mix together in medium sized glass bowl, buttermilk and onions, toss to coat and set aside.

In medium sized glass baking dish, combine graham cracker crumbs, flour, salt and pepper, mix together until well combined.

In large pan heat oil over medium high heat on stove top or use deep fryer if available.

Take out sliced onions from buttermilk and shake off excess, dip into flour mixture and coat well with flour mixture.

Place onions in heated oil and fry in batches until brown and crispy, about 2 - 3 minutes. Scoop onions out using slotted spoon and place on paper towels to drain. Season with Kosher salt to taste.

Place on your Green Beans and serve. Very Good!

Makes 6 servings. Enjoy!


Back to Holiday Recipes and More like Green Bean Casserole...

To complete your fantastic Menu, how about a pick in Dessert Recipes, like the Pumpkin Pie with a Praline Recipe or maybe the Trifle with Kahlua and Belgian Chocolate? Both Decadent Choices, Yummy!


Having a get together with friends and family, add something special with choice in Main Dish Recipes? For something a little extra special I like to make this Green Bean Casserole with the Chicken Cordon Bleu, these two go absolutely great together and will get everyone digging in for seconds!


For a great pick in Drink Recipes one of the ever popular Coffee Recipes would be a fantastic choice for your excellent picks in your Holiday Recipes line-up to end a perfect meal with.


Back to Fun Food Recipes in the Cooks-Cozy-Kitchen