A holiday classic with a twist: serve veggies with turkey for extra nutritional power. The paired green bean casserole is a healthier spin on the cream-based classic with less fats and nutrient-rich almonds.

Get more fresh takes on holiday favorites with our free e-cookbook.

Green Bean Casserole
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Servings 4 Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 45minutes
Servings 4 Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 45minutes
A holiday classic with a twist: serve veggies with turkey for extra nutritional power. The paired green bean casserole is a healthier spin on the cream-based classic with less fats and nutrient-rich almonds. Get more fresh takes on holiday favorites with our free e-cookbook.
Holiday Stuffed Turkey
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1/4 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme,, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup sliced celery
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cashews
  • 4 pound boneless turkey breast
Green Bean Casserole
Ingredients
  • 1 pound fresh green beans,, ends trimmed
  • 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
Holiday Stuffed Turkey
  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Heat olive oil in skillet over medium-high heat; add onions, spinach, mushrooms, thyme, parsley, celery and cashews; cook 3 minutes. Remove from heat.
  3. Insert knife into side of turkey breast and create pocket in the middle. Stuff breast with vegetable mixture.
  4. Return skillet to heat; add turkey and cook 3-4 minutes per side, or until golden brown.
  5. Transfer turkey to baking dish and bake 30-45 minutes, or until an internal temperature reaches 160ºF.
  6. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing.
Green Bean Casserole
  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
  1. Calories 630
  2. Fat 21g
  3. Protein 42g
  4. Carbohydrate 69g
  5. Sodium 282mg
  6. Fiber 9g
  7. Cholesterol 107mg
  8. Calcium 45% DV
  9. Vitamin A 37% DV
  10. Vitamin C 99% DV
  11. Iron 23% DV
  12. ​*Nutritional information is for complete meal with suggested sides
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Servings 4 Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 45minutes
Servings 4 Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 45minutes
A holiday classic with a twist: serve veggies with turkey for extra nutritional power. The paired green bean casserole is a healthier spin on the cream-based classic with less fats and nutrient-rich almonds. Get more fresh takes on holiday favorites with our free e-cookbook.
Holiday Stuffed Turkey
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1/4 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme,, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup sliced celery
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cashews
  • 4 pound boneless turkey breast
Green Bean Casserole
Ingredients
  • 1 pound fresh green beans,, ends trimmed
  • 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
Holiday Stuffed Turkey
  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Heat olive oil in skillet over medium-high heat; add onions, spinach, mushrooms, thyme, parsley, celery and cashews; cook 3 minutes. Remove from heat.
  3. Insert knife into side of turkey breast and create pocket in the middle. Stuff breast with vegetable mixture.
  4. Return skillet to heat; add turkey and cook 3-4 minutes per side, or until golden brown.
  5. Transfer turkey to baking dish and bake 30-45 minutes, or until an internal temperature reaches 160ºF.
  6. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing.
Green Bean Casserole
  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
  1. Calories 630
  2. Fat 21g
  3. Protein 42g
  4. Carbohydrate 69g
  5. Sodium 282mg
  6. Fiber 9g
  7. Cholesterol 107mg
  8. Calcium 45% DV
  9. Vitamin A 37% DV
  10. Vitamin C 99% DV
  11. Iron 23% DV
  12. ​*Nutritional information is for complete meal with suggested sides

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