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Healthy Homemade Bean Casserole
Makes 7 servings


  • Cooking spray
  • 4 Laughing Cow Light French Onion cheese wedges
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • ½ onion, finely diced
  • 1 teaspoon Smart Balance margarine
  • 8 ounces slices mushrooms, diced
  • ¼ teaspoon salt (optional)
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ cup fat-free, reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons cold water
  • ¼ cup one-percent (1%) milk
  • 2 14.5-ounce-can no-salt-added cut green beans, drained

Corn Flake Topping

  • 1 cup corn flakes, crushed
  • 1 2/3 tablespoons Smart Balance margarine, melted


  1. Preheat oven to 400ᶿF. Spray a 1.5-quart baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Heat Laughing Cow cheese wedges in a microwave for 30 seconds, and stir. Set aside.
  3. In a large sauté pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions and sauté 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Add margarine to pan and melt.  Add mushrooms, salt and pepper, and cook for 4 to 5 minutes. Pour chicken broth into pan and simmer for 1 minute.
  5. In a small bowl, mix together cornstarch and water, add to chicken broth and stir for 1 minute.
  6. Add melted Laughing Cow cheese to pan and mix well. Add milk to pan; stir to incorporate. Cook an additional 2 to 3 minutes, until thick.
  7. Remove from heat and stir in green beans. Pour green bean mixture into baking dish.
  8. In a small bowl, prepare corn flake topping by mixing together corn flakes and margarine. Spread corn flake mixture on top of green beans.
  9. Bake 15 to 20 minutes.

Nutritional Information

Serving size ½ cup
Calories 115

Total Fat 6g

Sat. Fat 1 ½g

Cholesterol 0mg

Sodium 225mg

Total Carbohydrates 11g

Dietary Fiber 1g

Sugars 9g

Protein 4g

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