New Green Bean Casserole

New Green Bean Casserole

This favorite comfort food gets a nutritious makeover without sacrificing the taste you remember. From Prevention Healthy Cooking. 8 servings

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cup buttermilk
cup Progresso™ plain dry bread crumbs
onion, cut crosswise into 1/4”-thick slices and separated into rings
pound mushrooms, sliced
small onion, chopped
teaspoon dried thyme
teaspoon salt
cup Gold Medal™ unbleached or all-purpose flour
cups 1% milk
bag (16 ounces) frozen French-cut green beans, thawed and drained
  1. Preheat the oven to 500°F. Coat a medium baking dish with cooking spray. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. Place the buttermilk in a shallow bowl. Place the bread crumbs in another shallow bowl. Dip the onion rings into the buttermilk, then dredge in the bread crumbs and place on the baking sheet. Coat lightly with cooking spray. Bake for 20 minutes, or until tender and golden brown.
  3. Meanwhile, coat a medium saucepan with cooking spray. Set over medium heat. Add the mushrooms, chopped onion, thyme, and salt. Coat with cooking spray. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 4 to 5 minutes, or until the mushrooms give off liquid. Sprinkle with the flour. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the milk. Cook, stirring constantly, for 3 to 4 minutes, or until thickened. Add the green beans. Stir to mix
  4. Reduce the oven temperature to 400°F. Pour the bean mixture into the prepared baking dish. Scatter the onion rings over the top. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Live Better America® Kitchens
Stick with Nonstick
Nonstick cookware and cooking spray are true heroes of better-for-you cooking, allowing you to effortlessly slash fat and calories.
The New Classics Cookbook from Prevention® (1999) p. 187

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 120
    • (Calories from Fat 15),
  • Total Fat 1 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 190mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 20g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 9g),
  • Protein 7g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.