Green Bean Casserole

Green beans are healthy and delicious but we’ve noticed that there seems to be a lack of exciting recipes for beans. So we’ve found a recipe that you’ll love.

Serves: 4

Ingredients

Vegetable cooking spray
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 cup skim milk
1/2 cup shredded reduced-sodium, reduced-fat Swiss cheese
1/2 cup low-fat sour cream
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 packages frozen French-style green beans, thawed and drained
1 1/2 cups herb-seasoned stuffing mix
2 teaspoons margarine, melted
1 egg white, lightly beaten

Method

  1. Coat a medium saucepan with cooking spray, and place over medium heat until hot.
  2. Add onion and saute 5 minutes or until tender.
  3. Add flour and cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Gradually add the milk, stirring until blended.
  4. Stir in cheese, sour cream, sugar, and salt; cook 5 minutes or until thickened and bubbly, stirring constantly.
  5. Place green beans in an 8-inch square baking dish; pour the sauce over beans.
  6. Combine stuffing mix, margarine, and egg white in a bowl; stir well, and sprinkle over green bean mixture.
  7. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

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