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Saturday, November 19 2011
Try this lightened version of a favorite side-dish casserole recipe. Mix the beans with lower sodium soup and yogurt and top with a mixture of bread crumbs and sauteed onions.

Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 40 mins
Servings: 5 side-dish servings

2 9-ounce packages frozen French-style green beans1/3 cup chopped onion2 teaspoons margarine3 tablespoons fine dry bread crumbs 1 10-3/4-ounce can lower-sodium condensed cream of mushroom soup 1/4 cup plain fat-free yogurt2 tablespoons diced pimento 1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 Cook the green beans according to the package directions, except omit salt. Drain well.
2 Meanwhile, in a small saucepan cook the onion in margarine until onion is tender. Stir in the bread crumbs; set aside.
3 In a large mixing bowl stir together the soup, yogurt, pimiento, and pepper. Stir in the beans. Transfer mixture to a 1-quart casserole. Sprinkle bread crumb mixture atop beans in casserole.
4 Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until the mixture is heated through and the crumbs are golden. If desired, garnish with additional pimiento pieces. Makes 5 side-dish servings.

Nutrition Facts
Calories 121, Total Fat 6 g, Saturated Fat .5 g, Cholesterol 3 mg, Sodium 330 mg, Carbohydrate 15 g, Fiber 2 g, Protein 4 g. Daily Values: Vitamin A 11%, Vitamin C 22%, Calcium 11%, Iron 7%. Exchanges: Starch .5, Fat 1.
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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