Green Bean Casserole

Makes 8 servings.


teaspoon cooking oil
¼ cup chopped onion
2 tablespoons flour
1 cup skim milk
⅓ cup shredded, reduced-fat Swiss cheese
½ cup low-fat sour cream
1 teaspoon sugar
¼ teaspoon salt
1 (16 oz.) package frozen green beans, thawed and drained
1 cup herb-seasoned stuffing mix
1 teaspoon margarine, melted


1. In a medium saucepan sauté onion in cooking oil. Add flour and cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
2. 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.
3. Put green beans in a baking dish; pour the sauce over the top.
4. In another bowl pour the melted margarine over the stuffing mix; stir well and sprinkle over green bean mixture.
5. Bake at 350°F for 20 to 25 minutes or until heated through.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

Calories: 106
Carbohydrates: 11g
Protein: 5g
Fat: 5g
Saturated fat: 2g
Cholesterol: 8mg
Fiber: 2g
Sodium: 186mg
Potassium: 160mg
Calcium: 138mg

Diabetic Exchanges: ½ Starch, 1 Fat, 1 Vegetable

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