Delightfully Light Green Bean Casserole

Cut the fat and calories in this side dish casserole by using reduced fat soup and a topping of onions and bread crumbs.

Recipe from Midwest Living
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  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion (1 medium)
  • 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 1/3 cup fine dry bread crumbs
  • 1 10 3/4 ounce can reduced-fat and reduced-sodium cream of mushroom soup
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup roasted red sweet peppers, chopped, or one 2-ounce jar diced pimiento, drained
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 9 ounce package frozen French-cut green beans, thawed and drained
In small saucepan, cook onion in margarine till tender. Remove from heat. Stir in bread crumbs. Toss to coat. Set aside.
In a large bowl, combine soup, almonds, roasted red pepper, salt and black pepper. Stir in green beans. Transfer to a 2-quart casserole. Sprinkle with onion-crumb mixture. Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degree F oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until heated through. Makes 6 servings.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 161, Fat, total (g) 8, chol. (mg) 13, sat. fat (g) 3, carb. (g) 20, fiber (g) 5, pro. (g) 5, vit. A (IU) 729, vit. C (mg) 34, sodium (mg) 465, calcium (mg) 81, iron (mg) 2, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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