Healthy Green Bean Casserole from Scratch

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Recipe by thatgirl78

I wanted a healthier alternative to the traditional cream of mushroom soup recipe, but the reduced-fat, low sodium soup is not as tasty. Double onion flavor! You can add fresh chopped mushrooms to the sauce if you desire.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 16 ounces frozen French-cut green beans
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup French's French fried onions
  • 1 tablespoon dried onion flakes


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cook green beans in microwave safe casserole dish for 10 minutes on high power, covered.
  3. Melt butter in sauce pan over medium heat.
  4. Add flour and cook 1 minute until a light golden brown color.
  5. Add chicken broth and whisk constantly until no lumps appear and thickened.
  6. Whisk in milk.
  7. Cook until mixture is thick.
  8. Stir in French's onions and onion flakes.
  9. Pour sauce over green beans in casserole dish.
  10. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

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