Green Bean Casserole


Thinking about plant based food in the next trips, picnics, special occasions to celebrate with? 

Green Bean Casserole is also known as the vegetable version of “comfort food” with the ingredients of green beans, condensed cream of mushroom soup, and of course, crispy fried onions from a can.

You can make your own side dish by following this recipe.


5 Tbsp. whole-wheat flour, divided use

½ tsp. paprika

½ tsp. garlic powder

1 medium onion, (½ onion thinly sliced, ½ onion chopped), divided use

3 tsp. olive oil, divided use

8 oz. sliced mushrooms

½ tsp. onion powder

3 fresh thyme sprigs, leaves removed and chopped, stems discarded

½ tsp. sea salt

½ tsp. ground black pepper

½ cup reduced-fat (2%) milk

2 Tbsp. dry sherry wine

1 lb. frozen French-cut green beans

1 cup reduced-fat (2%) plain yogurt


Preheat oven to 400° F.

Combine 2 Tbsp. flour, paprika, and garlic powder in a medium bowl; mix well.

Add sliced onion; mix until well coated. Set aside.

Heat 2 tsp. oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

Add sliced onion mixture; cook, turning once or twice, for 3 to 5 minutes, or until golden brown and crisp. Remove from skillet and place on a paper towel. Set aside. Wipe skillet clean.

Heat remaining 1 tsp. oil in skillet over medium-high heat.

Add chopped onions; cook, stirring frequently, for 2 to 4 minutes, or until translucent.

Add mushrooms; cook, stirring frequently, for 5 to 6 minutes, or until the liquid released from mushrooms is almost completely evaporated.

Add remaining 3 Tbsp. flour, onion powder, thyme, salt, and pepper; mix until vegetables are coated.

Add milk and sherry; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 5 minutes, or until bubbly and slightly thickened.

Add green beans; cook, stirring frequently, for 2 to 3 minutes, or until heated through.

Add yogurt; mix until combined.

Place green bean mixture in casserole dish. Top with onion mixture.

Bake for 10 to 15 minutes, or until casserole is bubbly.

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