Green Beans with Leeks

Leeks add interest to a family favorite...classic green bean casserole!

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 12

Ingredients

1/4
cup butter or margarine
2
medium leeks (3/4 lb), rinsed, white part and some of the green thinly sliced (about 2 cups)
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1 3/4
cups Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/3
cup Parmesan cheese
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1
bag (12 oz) Green Giant® frozen cut green beans, thawed
1/2
cup French-fried onions (from 2.8-oz can)
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In 12-inch skillet, heat butter over medium heat. Add leeks; cook 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until leeks are tender and soft.
  • 2 Stir in flour, salt and pepper, using wire whisk. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture is smooth and bubbly. Gradually stir in broth. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Stir in cheese and nutmeg. Cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until cheese is melted. Stir in green beans. Pour mixture into ungreased 1 1/2-quart casserole. Sprinkle with onions.
  • 3 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until bubbly.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    100
    (
    Calories from Fat
    60),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    3 1/2g,
    3 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    290mg
    290%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    8g
    8%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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