Makeover Fancy Bean Casserole Recipe
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Makeover Fancy Bean Casserole Recipe

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“My daughter gave me this wonderful recipe, and I’ve since shared it with many of my friends.” This lightened-up version retains all its crunchy, creamy goodness. Venola Sharpe, Campbellsville, KY
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups frozen French-style green beans, thawed
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) reduced-fat reduced-sodium condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 1-1/2 cups frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1/4 cup cubed reduced-fat process cheese (Velveeta)
  • 5 teaspoons reduced-fat butter
  • 1/3 cup crushed butter-flavored crackers
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup equals 213 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 17 mg cholesterol, 355 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 7 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, combine first seven ingredients. Transfer to an 11x7-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  2. In a small skillet, melt butter. Add cracker crumbs and almonds; cook and stir until lightly browned. Sprinkle over top.
  3. Bake, uncovered, 35-40 minutes or until heated through and topping is golden brown. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Land O'Lakes light stick butter.
Originally published as Makeover Fancy Bean Casserole in Taste of Home October/November 2009, p40

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup equals 213 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 17 mg cholesterol, 355 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 7 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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Reviewed Oct. 12, 2012

"I used the regular versions of everything, and it was a hit! So good!"

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Reviewed Nov. 18, 2011

"i made this recipe for thanksgiving last year and it was such a great hit, i am making it again this year, everyone loved it!!!"

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Reviewed Nov. 18, 2011

"I made this recipe for thanksgiving last year and it was such a great hit, i am making it again this year. everyone loved it!!!"

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