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Green Bean Casserole

Green Bean CasseroleBread crumbs and sweet onion top this reduced-calorie version of the classic green bean casserole.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 (9-ounce) packages frozen French-style green beans
1/3 cup chopped onion
2 teaspoons margarine
3 tablespoons fine dry bread crumbs
1 (10.75-ounce) can lower-sodium condensed cream of mushroom soup
1/4 cup plain fat-free yogurt
2 tablespoons diced pimento
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cook the green beans according to the package directions, except omit salt. Drain well.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan cook the onion in margarine until onion is tender. Stir in the bread crumbs; set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl stir together the soup, yogurt, pimiento, and pepper. Stir in the beans. Transfer mixture to a 1-quart casserole. Sprinkle bread crumb mixture atop beans in casserole.
  4. Bake in a preheated 350°F (175°C) oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until the mixture is heated through and the crumbs are golden.
  5. If desired, garnish with additional pimiento pieces.

Makes 5 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/5 of recipe):calories (1/5 of recipe): 121, total fat: 6g, saturated fat: .5g, cholesterol: 3mg, sodium: 330mg, carbohydrate: 15g, fiber: 2g, protein: 4g, vitamin A: 11%, vitamin C: 22%, calcium: 11%, iron: 7%, starch: .5diabetic exchange, fat: 1diabetic exchange.

Recipe and photograph provided by Better Homes and Gardens - a member of the Home and Family Network for the best of cooking, gardening, decorating and more. © 2003 Meredith Corporation. All Rights Reserved.