Monday, December 23, 2013

Green Bean and Aritchoke Casserole

        2 lbs green beans
        1 9-oz. package frozen artichoke hearts.
        1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
        1 cup Italian-seasoned bread crumbs
        1 cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese
        1 onion, finely diced
        6 - 8 cloves garlic, minced
        Salt and freshly ground black pepper
       (to taste)

    If you're using fresh green beans and you don't mind the extra labor, split them lengthwise Cook/steam  the green beans until just tender. Medium-dice the artichoke hearts.
    Saute the onions and garlic in the olive oil. In a large bowl, mix the beans, bread crumbs, cheese, hearts, and the oil with the onions and garlic. Season liberally with black pepper; salt to taste.
    Put the mixture into a 9"x14" baking dish, and sprinkle the top with additional bread crumbs and cheese. Bake at 350 for 20 - 30 minutes.

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