Coconut Curried Green Bean Casserole

By Buzzfeed


  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil or vegetable oil

  • 1 small onion (diced)

  • 4 ounces red curry paste

  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger

  • 2 cloves garlic (grated)

  • 1 can unsweetened coconut milk

  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

  • 3 cans Libby's Cut Green Beans (drained)

  • 6 ounces paneer, queso blanco, or other white mild cheese (cut into ½-inch cubes)

  • 1/2 cup loosely packed fresh cilantro leaves for garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat and add onion. Cook until onion begins to soften, about 5 minutes. Add the red curry paste, ginger, and garlic and cook for 30 seconds, stirring constantly.
  3. Remove from heat and add coconut milk, brown sugar, lime juice, salt, and pepper. Stir until well combined.
  4. Add the green beans to a 2-quart baking dish, pour the coconut curry mixture over the top, and stir until green beans are well coated.
  5. Top with an even layer of cheese.
  6. Bake for 15–20 minutes until bubbling and cheese begins to brown. Garnish with cilantro and serve.