Mini Green Bean Casserole Puffs
Recipe type: Appetizer
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Serves: 24
For the Filling
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 small yellow onion, finely diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 oz mushrooms, finely diced
  • 1 small can cream of mushroom soup
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste
For the Caramelized Onions
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons raw honey
  • Salt and pepper
For the Green Beans
  • 4 oz French cut green beans
For the Puffs
  • 1 package frozen puff pastry
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon water
For the Filling
  1. Add olive oil and butter to a skillet and warm over medium-high heat
  2. Add onion and soften until mostly translucent
  3. Add garlic and sauté 1 to 2 minutes
  4. Add mushrooms and continue to sauté until cooked down thoroughly
  5. Add cream of mushroom soup, heavy cream and salt and pepper to taste, whisk to combine
  6. Reduce heat to medium and continue to cook, stirring occasionally, until warmed through
For the Caramelized Onions
  1. Add olive oil to a skillet and warm over medium-high heat
  2. Add onion and soften until mostly translucent
  3. Sprinkle with a pinch of salt and black pepper to taste
  4. Add honey and continue to cook down until caramelized and slightly browned
For the Green Beans
  1. Add to a steamer basket in a saucepan and steam over boiling water 2 - 3 minutes until cooked thoroughly
  2. Remove from the heat, strain and pat dry
For the Puffs
  1. Preheat oven to 400°
  2. Remove puff pastry and warm until thawed, but still cool
  3. Lay each piece out flat and find two circle cookie cutters of different sizes
  4. Cut out as many of the larger sized circles as you can from the puff pastry
  5. Use the smaller circle to cut the center out of half the cut circles, so you’re left with half circles and half rings like seen above
  6. Crack egg into a bowl and add water, then whisk until well combined
  7. Use a little brush or your finger to brush a light layer of egg wash over one side of one of the rings, then set it on top of a circle
  8. Finish with a light brush of egg wash on top
  9. Bake on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper for about 12 – 15 minutes until golden
  10. Remove from the oven, allow to cool slightly then push the centers down if they puffed up during baking to create a little pastry cup
To Assemble
  1. Fill each puff pastry cup to the top with mushroom filling
  2. Cut a green bean into thirds and insert into the cup
  3. Top with a heaping tablespoon of caramelized onions
  4. Serve on a board and make extras!
Recipe by The Sweetest Occasion at