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

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