Green Bean Casserole

By ADW|2017-08-30T16:12:24-04:00Updated: August 30th, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Vegetables|0 Comments


  • teaspoon cooking oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1/3 cup shredded, reduced-fat Swiss cheese
  • 1/2 cup low-fat sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (16 oz.) package frozen green beans, thawed and drained
  • 1 cup herb-seasoned stuffing mix
  • 1 teaspoon margarine, melted


  1. Preheat oven at 350 °F.
  2. In a medium saucepan sauté onion in cooking oil. Add flour and cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  3. Gradually add the milk, stirring until blended. Stir in cheese, sour cream, sugar and salt; cook for 5 minutes or until thickened and bubbly, stirring constantly.
  4. Put green beans in a baking dish. Pour the sauce over the top.
  5. In another bowl pour the melted margarine over the stuffing mix; stir well and sprinkle over green bean mixture.
  6. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until heated through.
  7. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate for later.

Food Exchanges: 1/2 Starch, 1 Fat, 1 Vegetable.

Nutritional Info (per serving):
Makes 8 Servings
Calories:    106
Carbohydrates:    11g
Protein:    5g
Fat:    5g
Saturated fat:    2g
Cholesterol:    8mg
Fiber:    2g
Potassium:    160mg
Calcium:    138mg

Recipe provided courtesy of South Dakota Department of Health – The mission of the South Dakota Department of Health is to prevent disease and promote health, ensure access to needed, high-quality health care, and to efficiently manage public health resources.

About the Author: ADW

ADW Diabetes is a diabetic supply mail order company that is dedicated to keeping diabetes management affordable. ADW takes a leading role in offering free diabetic education through Destination Diabetes, an informational component of the ADW website featuring tips and advice from diabetes and nutrition experts, diabetic recipes and more.

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