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    Green Bean Casserole


    • 1 tablespoon butter or canola margarine
    • 1 cup fat-free or light sour cream
    • 2 tablespoons quick-mixing flour (regular flour can also be used)
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
    • 1/2 cup chopped onion
    • 16 ounce bag frozen French-style green beans (if you want to use canned, use 3 cans, 14.5-ounce each, drained)
    • 1 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
    • 1/2 cup crumbled reduced fat crackers (buttery, not soda crackers), about 10 crackers
    • canola cooking spray


    Step 1
     Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 9x9-inch baking dish with canola cooking spray.
    Step 2
     Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in 2 cup glass measure in microwave. Stir in 2 tablespoons of the sour cream and the flour. Add remaining sour cream, salt, and sugar, and stir until well blended.
    Step 3
    In large bowl, blend the sour cream mixture with the green beans and half of the cheddar cheese and spread mixture into prepared baking dish.
    Step 4
    Spread remaining cheese over the top and top with the cracker crumbs. Spray the cracker topping lightly with canola cooking spray.
    Step 5
     Bake for 30-35 minutes or until the top is golden and sauce is bubbly.

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