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Delightfully Light Green Bean Casserole

Delightfully Light Green Bean Casserole

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  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Prep 20 mins
  • Bake 30 mins

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


  • 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


  1. In small saucepan, cook onion in margarine till tender. Remove from heat. Stir in bread crumbs. Toss to coat. Set aside.
  2. 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 Facts

(Delightfully Light Green Bean Casserole)

Servings Per Recipe 6, sat. fat (g) 3, Fat, total (g) 8, chol. (mg) 13, pro. (g) 5, carb. (g) 20, cal. (kcal) 161, iron (mg) 2, vit. C (mg) 34, calcium (mg) 81, vit. A (IU) 729, sodium (mg) 465, fiber (g) 5

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