Healthier Green Bean Casserole (Holiday Recipe)

Healthier Green Bean Casserole


  • 2 1/2 lbs green beans cut into 1 inch pieces about 8 cups
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion sliced thin
  • 3 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 2 1/2 cups low-fat milk
  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat bread crumbs


  • Preheat oven to 425.
  • Toss green beans in bowl with 1 tablespoon olive oil and divide into two
    baking sheets. Roast for 20-25 minutes until tender.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in saucepan over medium heat. Add onions and
    cook until soft. Add flour and salt. Add milk and keep stirring until sauce is
    thick (about 4 minutes)
  • Once green beans are done being roasted. Preheat oven to broil.
  • Transfer half green beans to baking sheet then cover with half the sauce.
  • Layer other half of green beans and cover with the rest of the sauce.
  • Combine breadcrumbs and remaining oil into a small bowl and sprinkle
    over green beans.
  • Place green beans in the oven on broil for 1-4 minutes, watch until
    breadcrumbs become brown at the top. Let sit for 10 minutes