Even meat lovers will enjoy this creamy vegetable casserole. It's a delicious side dish for any main meal.
1 (16 ounces) package frozen cut green beans, thawed
2 cups celery, sliced
1 1/2 cups carrots, sliced
1 1/2 cups onions, sliced
3/4 cup green pepper, sliced
1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
3 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 (2.8 ounce) can French-fried onions
In a large bowl, combine the beans, celery, carrots, onion, green pepper, and tomatoes. Add butter, tapioca, sugar, salt and pepper. Mix well. Transfer to an ungreased 2 1/2 quart baking dish. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 50 minutes. Uncover, sprinkle with onions. Bake 20 minutes longer or until vegetables are tender. Yield: 12-14 servings.