Bobby’s Lighter Green Bean Casserole

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By Bobby Deen

643 fewer calories
54g less fat

Bobby’s Lighter Green Bean Casserole

Ingredients:
1 pound green beans, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces   (about 3 cups)
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 (8-ounce) package mushrooms, thinly sliced
1 onion, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon The Lady’s House Seasoning
1 (10 3/4-ounce) can fat-free cream of mushroom soup
3/4 cup fat-free milk
1/2 cup reduced-fat shredded Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup french-fried onion rings  
Directions:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 1 1/2 quart baking dish with nonstick spray.

Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the beans and cook, stirring occasionally, until the beans are tender, about 6 minutes. Drain.

Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet. Add the mushrooms, onion, and Seasoning. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the mushrooms and onion are very tender, about 8 minutes. Remove from the heat. Stir in the cooked beans, soup, milk, 1/4 cup onion rings, and 1/4 cup cheese; toss to mix well. Spoon the mixture into the baking dish. Top with the remaining 1/4 cup onion rings and 1/4 cup cheese. Bake, uncovered, until the filling is hot and bubbly, about 25 minutes.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Yield: 8 servings

Per Serving: 182 Cal; 8 g Protein; 7 g Tot Fat; 2 g Sat Fat; 1 g Mono Fat; 22 g Carb; 4 g Fiber; 4 g Sugar; 103 mg Calcium; 1 mg Iron; 1243 mg Sodium; 9 mg Cholesterol

Original Recipe courtesy of Paula Deen: Green Bean Casserole
Lightened Up recipe courtesy of Bobby Deen and the Paula Deen test kitchen

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Paula, You are simply the best. Your recipes are always a hit and very reliable. Thank you for all that you give to your fans.

By Barbara Bech on December 21, 2013

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PAULA SO HAPPY YOU ARE BACK YOU & YOUR FAMILY ARE AWESOME LOVE YOUR RECIPES MORE DIABETIC RECIPES PLEASE THANK YOU

By BARBARA WEBER on November 09, 2013

I just came across these lighter recipes and am very excited to start trying some. Am new to traditional American classics like Green bean Casserole, so thinking to alter a bit and try with broccoli.

Looking forward to you continuing to lighten up some of the dishes.

Best wishes

By Nalini Sinanan-Sundar on August 18, 2010

Paula, I’ve been watching your cooking shows for a very long time and I’ve always enjoyed the boys! I make a mean Red Velvet cake, but its high in calories & since I’m watching my wt. I need a low calorie Red Velvet recipe. This lighter version sounds very good and I will use this weekend.

Thanks Paula & Bobbie

Janet

By Janet Alvarez on July 02, 2010

I love all your recipes, I have not made all of them but I would if I made all of them. Anyway, some of them call for your own special seasoning and I do not have access to that and sometimes cannot afford the ones that I have seen?

What do you recommend?

By stacy on February 21, 2010

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Paula, I love watching you and your family. I miss seeing your show, I watched you everyday. My son lives in Charleston S.C. He took me to the Lady & Sons to eat. Oh my goodness! People are always telling me that I look just like the cooking lady Paula Deen. I always tell them that you are my hero. May God Bless You Mary Ann
Mary Ann Tharp in A Summer of Burgers on August 15, 2014 at 10:48 pm

Add a few spoonfuls of parmesan cheese to the flour and cornmeal breading and it kicks the tomatoes up another notch. Bev
in Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes on August 15, 2014 at 10:33 am

I just bought Paula's Peach Salad Dressing and wondered if anyone has a good recipe that they use it in?
Melissa in Taste Testing 101 on August 13, 2014 at 8:36 am

Congrats Bobby. Loved the family picture miss you Paula on TV will be watching online. Jack is getting big. Looks like his mom but Matt aka moose has your face. Your eyes cheeks hair even falls to his face like yours except to the left. Good luck on your next venture. You give us other 60+ yr women strength to move on. Keep up the good work.
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