Making Healthy Green Bean Casserole

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Healthy green bean casserole is one of the kind of dish which is loved by many people. Even though it is looks like a classic dish, this green bean casserole has a comforting taste, yet so decadent. Coming with a healthier look, this green bean casserole is waited by so many people who would like to enjoy this kind of food in fresh and healthy ingredient which contain many good nutrients inside.

Usually, cooking this kind of dish is not hard, yet it is surely will take a long time, especially when you rarely cook. The preparation time will need 25 minutes, at least, and the cook time usually need the same minutes, too. So, the total time that you may need to complete this dish is about 50 minutes or more. But, don’t be worried. Everything will work out if you don’t give up on the way. For you who want to cook green bean casserole in healthier look and lighter ingredients, here’s a recipe that you can follow. Usually, this recipe will get you to have eight up to ten servings.

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Making Healthy Green Bean Casserole

Ingredients that You Need to Make Healthy Green Bean Casserole

The ingredients that is needed for this dish are divided into three categories. The three categories are the ingredients to make casserole, the ingredients to make crispy onion topping and the ingredients to make mushroom sauce. Of course, every categories will have a different ingredients inside. Let’s take a look, below:

  • The ingredients to make casserole

You will need: fresh green beans (2 pounds), crispy onion topping and mushroom sauce.

Make sure that you’ve already trimmed the fresh green beans and cut it into small pieces which will easily to bite.

The ingredients to make crispy onion topping

  • You will need:

olive oil or divided butter (1 tablespoon)

onion (1 medium size), which has been peeled and quartered evenly, later thinly sliced

Panko breadcrumbs (1/2 cup)

freshly-grated Parmesan cheese (1/4 cup

salt (1/4 teaspoon)

  • The ingredients to make mushroom sauce

all-purpose flour (3 tablespoons); can be changed to cornstarch if you are making gluten-free food

baby bella mushroom or white button mushroom (8 ounces), which has been thinly sliced

garlic (4 cloves), which has been minced)

ground black pepper (1/4 teaspoon)

milk (1 cup)

olive oil or butter (2 tablespoon)

Parmesan cheese (1/2 cup), freshly-grated not packed

salt (1/2 teaspoon)

vegetable or chicken stock (1/2 cup)

Directions in Making Healthy Green Bean Casserole

First of all, begin to prepare the crispy onion topping. After you are done with it, start to make the mushroom sauce. When the preparation for both of them is done, you can start to make the casserole.

You can start by preheating your oven into 375 degrees. Prepare enough water in a large stockpot and boil it. After that, add the green beans inside and boil them for about 3-5 minutes. When you are done, drain them carefully. Transfer them and place to an ice water in the bowl and stir them. When you are done, get the mushroom sauce and combine it with the green bean. Pour the mixture into a prepared baking dish which has been greased evenly with cooking spray. Get the crispy onion ring and sprinkle them evenly on top of it. Put it in the oven and bake it for 25 minutes. Serve while it still warm. Happy cooking this healthy green bean casserole.

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