Green Bean Casserole


2 cans of French cut green beans
3 cups Imagine Potato leek soup
1 small can of organic canned mushrooms
1/2 cup diced onions
2 tblsp Earth Balance Soy Free Natural Spread
salt, white pepper, garlic and onion powder to taste
dash of liquid smoke
French fried onions (see recipe below)
Daiya vegan cheese, 70/30 Italian and cheddar blend

Sautee onions in Earth balance, add in mushrooms, seasonings and liquid smoke stirring continuously, then stir in the soup and simmer for a few minutes. Mix soup mixture into green beans in casserole dish, stir in some French fried onions and cheese, reserving some for the top. Top with the cheese and onions for the last 5 minutes of baking at 350.


French Fried Onions

3 small onions, cut into small strips
2/3 cup MimicCreme or Cashew Cream
2 cups of brown rice flour
2 tsp sea salt
1 tsp chili powder, onion powder, garlic powder

Mix eggs and MimicCreme. Mix flour and spices. Dip onion strips in egg then flour and fry in hot oil for 5 minutes until brown and crispy.