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Light Swiss Cheese Green Bean Casserole

This Light Green Bean Casserole is a delicious dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas. It is made with swiss cheese which gives this dish a creamy amazing taste!

Servings: Makes 8 (1/2 cup) servings

GREEN: 5 SmartPoints per serving

BLUE:5 SmartPoints per serving

PURPLE: 5 SmartPoints per serving

What makes this Light Green Bean Casserole so good?

I love using swiss cheese in my green bean casserole- it gives this dish amazing flavor. The brand I use is Finlandia light swiss-I buy it in a block and grate it.

I love to use the cut green beans instead of the french style green beans for this casserole. However, either one would work

 

I use French’s french onions to add a light crunch to this casserole-and gives it so much delicious flavor.

 

 

Layer sauce over top of green beans and cheese mixture.

Sprinkle fried onions and bake for another 5 minutes or until onions are golden.

Servings: Makes 8 (1/2 cup) servings

Ingredients:

  • 3 (16 oz.) cans cut green beans ( I use Great Value)
  • 2 Tbsp Land o’ Lakes light butter made with canola oil or any light butter
  • 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp sugar substitute ( I use Lakanto Monkfruit Sweetener)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 (10.5 oz.) can Healthy Request cream of chicken or mushroom soup, condensed 
  • 6 oz. light Swiss cheese, shredded ( I use Finlandia light swiss)
  • 3/4 cup French’s Fried Onions

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Spray a 9×13 baking dish with non stick cooking spray.
  3. In a skillet heat butter and add your flour to make a roux. Once the flour is incorporated and thickening, turn to low heat and add condensed can of soup.
  4. Then add the onion powder, salt, pepper and sugar substitute.
  5. In a mixing bowl combine, drained green beans with Swiss cheese. Stir until incorporated.  Place green bean mixture into prepared baking dish.
  6. Layer sauce over top of green beans and cheese mixture.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes or until bubbly.
  8. Sprinkle fried onions and bake for another 5 minutes or until onions are golden.

 

Servings: Makes 8 (1/2 cup) servings

GREEN: 5 SmartPoints per serving

BLUE:5 SmartPoints per serving

PURPLE: 5 SmartPoints per serving

Yield: 6

Light Swiss Cheese Green Bean Casserole

Light Swiss Cheese Green Bean Casserole

This Light Green Bean Casserole is a delicious dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas. It is made with swiss cheese which gives this dish a creamy amazing taste!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Additional Time 5 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 (16 oz.) cans cut green beans ( I use Great Value)
  • 2 Tbsp Land o' Lakes light butter made with canola oil or any light butter
  • 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp sugar substitute ( I use baking Splenda or Stevia)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 (10.5 oz.) can Healthy Request cream of chicken or mushroom soup, condensed 
  • 6 oz. light Swiss cheese, shredded ( I use Finlandia light swiss)
  • 3/4 cup French’s Fried Onions

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Spray a 9x13 baking dish with non stick cooking spray.
  3. In a skillet heat butter and add your flour to make a roux. Once the flour is incorporated and thickening, turn to low heat and add condensed can of soup.
  4. Then add the onion powder, salt, pepper and sugar substitute.
  5. In a mixing bowl combine, drained green beans with Swiss cheese. Stir until incorporated. Place green bean mixture into prepared baking dish.
  6. Layer sauce over top of green beans and cheese mixture.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes or until bubbly.
  8. Sprinkle fried onions and bake for another 5 minutes or until onions are golden.

Servings: Makes 8 (1/2 cup) servings

GREEN: 5 SmartPoints per serving

BLUE:5 SmartPoints per serving

PURPLE: 5 SmartPoints per serving

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Amber

Saturday 23rd of November 2019

Can this be made without the cheese? Didn’t know if it would mess up the consistency of it.

mateo pedersen

Friday 19th of July 2019

This was absolutely fantastic and will be my go-to green bean casserole recipe from now on. The cream of mushroom soup (the sauce) in this recipe is a keeper too to just have as soup. I love that most of this is from scratch and fresh ingredients are used and not all the processed stuff. Thanks so much for sharing!

Patti

Friday 16th of November 2018

Where do you buy your Lite Swiss cheese, I can’t find it anywhere!

Lindsay Kehl

Friday 16th of November 2018

I get the Finlandia light swiss cheese at my local Harmons grocery store. They also sell a 2lb Jarlsberg Lite Swiss Cheese at Costco that I have gotten before that I really like as well.

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