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I forgot to cook fresh green beans before baking in oven for casserole.

It's already baking now! Can I just leave it in longer?

asked by abir 12 months ago
4 answers 1154 views
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added 12 months ago

It's hard to say exactly since you didn't bother to post the recipe or provide a link.

That said, most casseroles are by nature a bit imprecise in regard to cooking time, so you should be able to leave it in a little longer. If you are concerned about the top getting too brown, cover with foil.

Good luck.

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added 12 months ago

if they have sauce around them, i don't think baking them longer will work. If they don't have sauce on them, add 1 cup water or chicken stock to them, cover with foil and crank up heat to 450 degrees, which will cause them to cook in steam. Check them after 20 minutes.

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added 12 months ago

Microwave them in 1/2 cup water, covered tightly with plastic wrap, for 1-2 mins. They'll steam and be cooked enough for your casserole. I use the veggie cooking bags....they work really well.

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added 12 months ago

That doesn't help once the beans are in the casserole and already bake as the original poster stated.