Smoked Gouda Green Beans

Smoked Gouda Green Beans

Inspired by LongHorn® Steakhouse’s Fall Peak Season side dish 

Ingredients
  • 24 oz. fresh green beans, stems removed
  • 3-4 tbsp. salted butter
  • 1 cup white onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ cups milk
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup grated smoked Gouda cheese
  • 1 tsp. cracked pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 6 oz. container of crispy fried onions, store bought
Directions

Green Beans

  • Boil in a pot of salt water for 2 minutes for al dente, or 7 to 10 minutes for softer green beans.
  • Add to a cold-water bath once desired degree of doneness is achieved.
  • Once completely chilled, remove from the cold water and set aside.

Sauce

  • Melt the butter in a saucepan.
  • Add garlic and onion, and cook until translucent and soft.
  • Add in flour, stirring to form a paste. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Slowly whisk in the milk, and cook until slightly thickened.
  • Stir in the Parmesan and Gouda cheese until melted.
  • Add green beans and toss to coat and season with pepper and salt.

Add to your serving dish and top with fried onions. Serve immediately.