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Homestyle Green Bean Casserole

Homestyle Green Bean Casserole

recipe ingredients
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/4 cup whole wheat bread crumbs
1/4 cup ground walnuts
1 onion, sliced 1/4 thick
1/2 cup baby bella or cremini mushrooms, sliced
1 onion, chopped
1/2 tsp. dried thyme
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 cup whole wheat flour
3 cups 1% milk
1 bag (16 oz) frozen French style green beans, thawed and drained

recipe directions
Preheat oven to 500* Coat a medium baking sheet and a 9x13 inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.

Place the buttermilk into a shallow bowl. Place the breadcrumbs and walnuts into another shallow bowl and stir to combine. Separate the sliced onion into rings Dip the onion rings into the buttermilk, then dredge in the bread crumb mixture. Place on prepared baking sheet, and spray tops with cooking spray. Bake for 20 minutes or until tender and brown.

Meanwhile, heat a medium saucepan coated with cooking spray over medium heat. Add the mushrooms, chopped onion, thyme, and salt. Spray top of mixture with cooking spray. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 4 minutes or until the mushrooms release their liquid. Sprinkle with the flour and cook, stirring until thickened. Add the green beans and stir to combine.

Reduce the oven temperature to 400*. Pour the bean mixture into the 9x13 baking dish. Scatter the onion rings over top. Bake for 25 minutes or until hot and bubbly.

Recipe from The South Beach Cookbook

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Serves: 8 - Nutrition Information Per Serving:
calories total fat sat fat protein fiber sodium (mg) carbs ww pts
110 3 6 2 150 15 2
  • kristen

    Skipped the first part of this recipe (for making the onion rings); I used Trader Joe’s onion rings instead. But the recipe also calls for 3 cups of milk, however this is not mentioned anywhere in the directions!
    I added it right before I baked the casserole; maybe I should have simmered it with the mushrooms etc. to thicken it??
    Dish was tasty but very thin. Either too much milk or it should have been cooked, but that was not part of the directions.