Monday, June 8, 2009

Genius...Pure Genius

So I tried another one of Mandi's family's recipes and I can't even express how much I loved this recipe and what wonderful memories it brought to my mind! If you're from the NOLA area you all know about the delicious stuffed artichokes. They are heavenly! Mandi is the one who introduced them to me and I was hooked from the first bite. I remember going to her house in Marrero and Ms. Laurie making them for us. Those were the days! Oh...if you don't know...Mandi was my roommate in college.

Anyway, when I made this Snap Bean Casserole recipe the other day I had no clue what it would taste like. I just read the recipe and it sounded good so I made it. Low and behold it tasted like a stuffed artichoke! it tasted so good and what a wonderful surprise it was for me. So now when I'm craving a little taste from home I have a wonderful recipe to bring me back. :-)

Oh and Mandi....if you have more recipes like this PLEASE send me them!!!!!!

Snap Bean Casserole

2 cans French style green beans
1 cup Italian cheese, grated
3/4 cup olive oil
1 cup bread crumbs
1 egg
5 pieces of garlic
1 large can of artichoke hearts

Chop artichoke hearts. Add egg, cheese, oil, garlic, crumbs, and beans. Bake in casserole at 350 for 45 minutes to 1 hour.

Thats it! SOOOO EASY!!!!!!!!


  1. Mandi needs to start a cooking blog...youi know, in her spare time.

  2. Ha just reading these! Blair I will get right on that cooking blog!

    Jaimie glad you like them, I have a few more I will send ya!