Cheesy Green Bean Casserole with Water Chestnuts and Mushrooms

Dinner ready in an hour! Enjoy this cheesy casserole made using Green Giant® Frozen Cut Green Beans with added Green Giant® Mushrooms and water chestnuts.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 10

Ingredients

1
(1-lb.) pkg. Green Giant™ Frozen Cut Green Beans
1/4
cup butter
1
small onion, finely chopped
2
tablespoons all purpose or unbleached flour
1
cup half-and-half
6
oz. (1 1/2 cups) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1
(8-oz.) can sliced water chestnuts, drained
1
(6-oz.) jar Green Giant™ Sliced Mushrooms, drained
1
teaspoon soy sauce
1/2
teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1/4
cup slivered almonds, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In 1 1/2-quart microwave-safe casserole, combine green beans and 2 tablespoons water; cover. Microwave on HIGH for 9 minutes. Drain.
  • 2 Meanwhile, melt butter in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in flour; cook until mixture is bubbly. Gradually add half-and-half, stirring constantly until mixture boils and thickens. Add cheese; stir until melted. Remove from heat.
  • 3 Add cheese sauce, water chestnuts, mushrooms, soy sauce and hot pepper sauce to beans in casserole; mix gently. Sprinkle with almonds.
  • 4 Bake at 350°F. For 25 to 30 minutes or until bubbly.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
    Calories
    210
    (
    Calories from Fat
    140),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    15g
    15%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    40mg
    40%;
    Sodium
    260mg
    260%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    11g
    11%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    7g
    7%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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