Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Quick Tasty Green Bean Casserole ---- Ready in 1 hour 10 minutes

TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 minutes           Bake: 50 minutes     MAKES: 6  servings
1          can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
1          small onion, chopped
1          jar (4-1/2 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained
6          tablespoons butter, divided
1/4       cup all-purpose flour
1         cup 2% milk (chicken broth)
1/2      cup chicken broth
1         teaspoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
1/8      teaspoon hot pepper sauce
Dash salt
1         package (16 ounces) frozen French-style green beans, thawed
1/2     cup shredded cheddar cheese
1       cup crushed French-fried onions

Preheat oven to 350°. In a small skillet, saute water chestnuts, onion and mushrooms in 2 tablespoons butter 4-5 minutes or until crisp-tender; set aside.

In large skillet, melt remaining butter; stir in flour until smooth. Stir in milk, broth, soy sauce, pepper sauce and salt.  Bring to a boil; cook and stir 2 minutes or until thickened.  Remove from heat; stir in green beans and cheese.

Spoon half of the bean mixture into a greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Layer with water chestnut mixture and remaining bean mixture.

Bake, uncovered, 45 minutes. Top with French-fried onions. Bake 5 minutes or until heated through. 
Heart healthy


  1. So good for hearts...lots of potassium in green beans. Good one PIC

  2. More coming sweetie ... have to be sure they are heart healthy ... lots of older people here and the young one will learn how to eat healthy .
    Thanks PIC


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