Green Bean Casserole

Recipe posted in: Flex™ Meals & Snacks, Healthy Sides & Snacks, Lunches & Dinners

This Green Bean Casserole is full of flavor and texture, making it the perfect flex lunch or side dish to a favorite dinner. Make a big batch to bring to your next family dinner or party, or savor it solo in the comfort of home. Either way, you’ll be happy you tried this casserole recipe!

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Servings: 6

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 SmartCarb, 1 Powerfuel and 1 Vegetable

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. bag fresh or frozen green beans
  • 3 cups button mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 medium onions, half thinly sliced and half diced
  • 3 Tbsp. whole wheat flour
  • 4 tsp. olive oil
  • 1½ cup nonfat milk
  • ½ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup whole wheat crackers, crushed
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp. onion powder
  • Zero calorie cooking spray
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Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Placed sliced onions in a single layer on a greased baking sheet. Lightly spray onions with cooking spray. Cook onions until crisp.
  3. In the meantime, bring a large stockpot of water to boil. Add green beans and boil for 3-5 minutes or until soft. Drain.
  4. Heat 2 teaspoons of oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add diced onions and mushrooms and sauté, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes until soft and cooked.
  5. Add the remaining 2 teaspoons of olive oil and flour and stir.
  6. Add milk, yogurt, and seasoning. Let simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  7. Stir in cooked green beans.
  8. Pour into casserole dish, top with baked onions and crushed crackers.
  9. Bake for 30 minutes.