3Green Beans Au Gratin

Staff Writer
Columbus Parent

4 tablespoons butter

4 tablespoons flour

1 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon dry mustard

1-1/2 cups milk

1/2 cup grated cheese or Cheese Whiz

3 cups cooked fresh or frozen green beans

Grated Parmesan cheese

Paprika

Slivered almonds (optional)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter

a casserole dish.

Melt the butter. Add flour, salt and mustard. Simmer until bubbly. Stir in milk. Cook until thickened, stirring

constantly. Stir in grated cheese until melted. Combine with green beans.

Transfer mixture to prepared

casserole. Sprinkle with Parmesan

and paprika. Bake 30 minutes or

until bubbly. Top with almonds,

if desired.

Robin Davis