Lightened Up Green Bean Casserole

Lightened Up Green Bean Casserole

This recipe is 4 Freestyle points per serving, 1 cup.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Southern
Keyword: Lightened Up Green Bean Casserole
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 259kcal
Author: Dash of Herbs


  • 1 bag frozen french-cut green beans frozen
  • 1/4 cup light butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 teaspoons light soy sauce
  • 3/4 cup whipping cream
  • 2 4 1/2 oz jars sliced mushrooms drained
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 8 oz reduced fat cheese grated
  • 1 5 oz can sliced water chestnuts
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • In a large non-stick pan, melt the butter and flour together. Add the soy sauce and whipping cream, which continuously stirring to avoid the butter burning.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients except the green beans, water chestnuts and almonds. Cook until the cheese melts. Mix in the green beans and the water chestnuts.
  • Place in a prepared baking dish. (You can freeze at this point). Sprinkle the almonds on top.
  • Bake the casserole for 45 minutes to 1 hour or until it starts bubbling in the middle.  Serve immediately.
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Calories: 259kcal | Carbohydrates: 7.9g | Protein: 7.1g | Fat: 22.9g | Saturated Fat: 12.4g | Cholesterol: 69.2mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2.6g