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Green Bean Casserole

HOWARD L. PUCKETT
Yield 8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup).
Green bean casserole is a favorite on holiday tables. Topping the dish with a savory stuffing mix adds seasonal flavor.

Ingredients

  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded reduced-sodium, reduced-fat Swiss cheese
  • 1/2 cup low-fat sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 (9-ounce) 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

Nutrition Information

  • calories 139
  • caloriesfromfat 30 %
  • fat 4.7 g
  • satfat 2.1 g
  • monofat 1 g
  • polyfat 0.5 g
  • protein 6.9 g
  • carbohydrate 18.7 g
  • fiber 2.1 g
  • cholesterol 11 mg
  • iron 0.8 mg
  • sodium 382 mg
  • calcium 169 mg

How to Make It

  1. Coat a medium saucepan with cooking spray, and place over medium heat until hot. Add onion; saute 5 minutes or until tender. Add flour, and cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Gradually add the milk, stirring until blended. Stir in cheese, sour cream, sugar, and salt; cook 5 minutes or until thickened and bubbly, stirring constantly.

  2. Place green beans in an 8-inch square baking dish; pour the sauce over beans. Combine stuffing mix, margarine, and egg white in a bowl; stir well, and sprinkle over green bean mixture. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until thoroughly heated.