Creamy Green Beans and Potatoes

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

A recipe I really liked based on one from JoAnna Lund's Cooking Healthy with Splenda. So, you can substitute Splenda back in if you so desire. JoAnna's hint: "Thaw green beans by placing in a colander and rinsing under hot water for 1 minute."

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine green beans, potatoes, and water. Bring mixture to a boil. Continue cooking for 10 minutes or until beans and potatoes are tender. Drain well.
  2. In a covered jar, combine evaporated milk, flour, and sugar. Shake well to blend.
  3. Pour milk mixture into same saucepan. Stir in parsley flakes and lemon pepper. Cook over medium heat until mixture thickens, stirring often. Add drained green beans and potato mixture. Mix well to combine. Continue cooking for 5 minutes or until mixture is heated through, stirring often.


Most Helpful

We didn't like this recipe at all. I think that if I would've left out the sugar it might've been better. It got really thick towards the end of making it.

Ericadawn February 20, 2008

Very good but very rich and a tad too sweet for me. I, too, will use a low-fat evaporated milk and omit the sugar next time these go on the table. Otherwise, this is a very good recipe. Made for the Aussie Recipe Swap.

Julie B's Hive February 02, 2008

This was good and different. It was also easy to make. I followed the recipe as written other then like others I used fat free evaporated milk as that is what I had on hand. I also didn't add the sugar or parsley.

bmcnichol January 13, 2008

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