Green Bean Casserole


This healthy recipe for green bean casserole offers everything you love about the original--including the creamy sauce and the crunchy topping--but with smart switch-ins that make it better for everyone around your table.

Green Bean Casserole
Photo: Scott Little
Prep Time:
15 mins
Bake Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
40 mins


  • 2 9 ounce package frozen French-style green beans

  • cup chopped onion

  • 2 teaspoon margarine

  • 3 tablespoon fine dry bread crumbs

  • 1 10.75 ounce can lower-sodium condensed cream of mushroom soup

  • ¼ cup plain fat-free yogurt

  • 2 tablespoon diced pimento

  • teaspoon pepper


  1. Cook the green beans according to the package directions, except omit salt. Drain well.

  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan cook the onion in margarine until onion is tender. Stir in the bread crumbs; set aside.

  3. In a large mixing bowl stir together the soup, yogurt, pimiento, and pepper. Stir in the beans. Transfer mixture to a 1-quart casserole. Sprinkle bread crumb mixture atop beans in casserole.

  4. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until the mixture is heated through and the crumbs are golden. If desired, garnish with additional pimiento pieces. Makes 5 side-dish servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

121 Calories
6g Fat
15g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 121
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 330mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 13mg 65%
Calcium 111.1mg 9%
Iron 1.3mg 7%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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