Healthy Green Bean Casserole
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.
French green beans
whole wheat bread
fresh flat-leafed parsley
grated Parmesan cheese
washed and chopped
all purpose flour
wine, or extra chicken broth
fresh ground pepper
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.
Recipe adapted from Cooking Light.