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Green Bean Casserole

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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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