Healthy Homemade Green Bean Casserole

Healthy Homemade Green Bean Casserole

This is a delicious lower-calorie version of traditional green bean casserole.

  • Prep time
    25 min
  • Servings
    7 Servings
  • Serving size
    1/2 cup
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

7 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1/2 cup
  • Amount per serving Calories 115

  • Total Fat 6g
    • Trans Fat 1.5g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 230mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 11g
    • Dietary Fiber 2g
  • Protein 4g


  • nonstick cooking spray
  • Laughing Cow (LIGHT French Onion cheese wedges)
  • canola oil
    1 tbsp
  • onion(s) (finely diced)
  • Smart Balance margarine
    1 tsp
  • white (button) mushrooms (diced, sliced)
    8 oz
  • salt (optional)
    1/4 tsp
  • black pepper
    1/4 tsp
  • low sodium chicken broth (fat-free, reduced-sodium)
    1/2 cup
  • corn starch
    2 tsp
  • cold water
    2 tsp
  • 1% milk
    1/4 cup
  • cut green beans (14.5 ounce cans, no-salt added, drained)
    2 can
  • corn flakes (crushed)
    1 cup
  • Smart Balance margarine (melted)


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a 1.5 quart baking dish with cooking spray.

  2. Heat Laughing Cow cheese wedges in microwave for 30 seconds, stir. Set aside.

  3. In a large sauté pan heat oil over medium heat. Add onions and sauté 2-3 minutes.

  4. Add margarine to pan and melt. Add mushrooms, salt and pepper and cook for 4-5 minutes. Pour chicken broth into pan and simmer for 1 minute.

  5. In a small bowl, mix together corn starch and water; add to chicken broth and stir for 1 minute.

  6. Add melted Laughing Cow cheese to pan and mix well. Add milk to pan; stir to incorporate. Cook additional 2-3 minutes until thick.

  7. Remove from heat and stir in green beans. Pour green bean mixture into baking dish.

  8. In a small bowl prepare corn flake topping by, mixing together corn flakes and margarine. Spread corn flake mixture on top of green beans. Bake 15-20 minutes.