643 fewer calories
54g less fat
Bobby’s Lighter Green Bean Casserole
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
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
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
Bobby Deen is the younger son of celebrity chef Paula Deen. Like older brother Jamie, the Savannah resident has helped shape the Deen media empire with a series of highly successful commercial collaborations, ranging from three best selling cookbooks to the series Road Tasted on the Food Network and the award winning Lady and Sons Restaurant in Savannah. On a personal side, he was also named one of People Magazine's Most Eligible Bachelors in 2007.
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