Traditional green bean casserole gets a healthier twist. Skip the condensed soup for a creamy, homemade sauce and top with nutrient-rich almonds for a little crunch.

Healthy Green Bean Casserole

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Servings 4 Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 15minutes
Servings 4 Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 15minutes
Traditional green bean casserole gets a healthier twist. Skip the condensed soup for a creamy, homemade sauce and top with nutrient-rich almonds for a little crunch.
Ingredients
  • 1 (16 oz.) package green beans
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted until golden
Directions
  1. Bring 2 quarts of water to a boil in large saucepot; add green beans and cook uncovered, 4-5 minutes, or until tender.
  2. Heat butter in skillet over medium heat; add garlic and onion, and cook 1-2 minutes. Add salt, pepper and half-and-half, and simmer 7 minutes, or until half-and-half is reduced slightly.
  3. Toss half-and-half mixture with green beans and top with almonds.
Nutritional Value
Calories 182 Fat 13.14g Protein 5.18g Carbohydrates 12.50g Fiber 4.38g Cholesterol 26mg Sodium 94mg Sugar 4.48g Calcium 109mg Iron 1.74mg
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Servings 4 Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 15minutes
Servings 4 Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 15minutes
Traditional green bean casserole gets a healthier twist. Skip the condensed soup for a creamy, homemade sauce and top with nutrient-rich almonds for a little crunch.
Ingredients
  • 1 (16 oz.) package green beans
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted until golden
Directions
  1. Bring 2 quarts of water to a boil in large saucepot; add green beans and cook uncovered, 4-5 minutes, or until tender.
  2. Heat butter in skillet over medium heat; add garlic and onion, and cook 1-2 minutes. Add salt, pepper and half-and-half, and simmer 7 minutes, or until half-and-half is reduced slightly.
  3. Toss half-and-half mixture with green beans and top with almonds.
Nutritional Value
Calories 182 Fat 13.14g Protein 5.18g Carbohydrates 12.50g Fiber 4.38g Cholesterol 26mg Sodium 94mg Sugar 4.48g Calcium 109mg Iron 1.74mg

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