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Healthy Green Bean Casserole

Heidi Davison
This is a much healthier version of green bean casserole. It will highlight any piece of meat or be the perfect addition to Thanksgiving dinner.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 124 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pound French green beans
  • 2 slices whole wheat bread
  • 1/4 cup fresh flat-leafed parsley
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil divided
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 6 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese divided
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 6 oz mushrooms washed and chopped
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 Tbsp sherry wine, or extra chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ground pepper
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400 or broiler to high.
  • Cook beans in large saute pan in boiling water for 3-4 minutes or until tender.
  • Remove beans to an ice bath. Drain.
  • Put bread into food processor and pulse.
  • Chop up onion, parsley, and mushrooms.
  • Add bread crumbs and parsley in a small bowl. Add 1 Tbsp oil, garlic, and 2 Tbsp cheese.
  • Mix well and set aside.
  • Heat 2 Tbsp oil in large skillet and saute the onions and mushrooms for 8 minutes or until soft.
  • Stir in flour and cook 1 minute.
  • Add stock, milk, and wine. Bring to a simmer and cook 3 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in 4 Tbsp cheese, salt, pepper, and nutmeg.
  • Add beans to the skillet and toss to coast thoroughly.
  • Sprinkle the bread crumbs on top and bake.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes or broil on high for 2 minutes.
  • Serve warm.

Notes

Recipe adapted from Cooking Light.