The LaNasa Family Green Bean and Artichoke Casserole


  • 1 pound of fresh or frozen french green beans
  • 1 can (14 ounce) of artichoke hearts, drained and quartered
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup dried bread crumbs
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons fresh parsley, roughly chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese


Step 1: Blanche fresh or frozen green beans in boiling water for 1 minute. Drain and set aside. 
Step 2: In a medium-sized bowl, mix bread crumbs, parsley, salt and freshly ground pepper.
Step 3: Heat 3 to 4 tablespoons olive oil in 12-to 14-inch skillet. Add garlic and saute until fragrant, being careful not to burn.  
Step 4: Add quartered artichoke hearts and green beans to skillet, then add bread crumbs.  Saute until bread crumbs are toasted about 5 to 10 minutes. If mixture is dry, add more olive oil.
Step 5: Transfer green bean mixture to square casserole dish. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.  Broil at 500 degrees for 5 minutes, until cheese melts and bubbles.
Step 6: Transfer to serving platter and sprinkle with more parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.

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