Heart O’Green Casserole

Categories: Entrées, Pastas


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Recipe Information

Serving Size

½ c


Makes 8 servings

Nutrition Information

One serving is 110 calories, 4 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 105 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrates, 6 g fiber, and 5 g protein


c = cup, T = tablespoon, t = teaspoon, lb = pound, oz = ounce, fl oz = fluid ounce, pkg = package


  • ¾ lb Green beans, trimmed
  • 2 T Margarine, melted, divided
  • 2 Garlic cloves, minced
  • 1½ T Flour
  • 1 c Milk, low fat (1%)
  • 1 can Artichoke hearts, rinsed, drained, quartered (14 oz)
  • Pinch Cayenne pepper
  • ¼ t Black pepper
  • ½ c Bread crumbs


  1. PREHEAT oven to 425°F.
  2. COOK green beans in a large pot of boiling water for 4-6 minutes or use steam-in-a-bag green beans and PLACE in the microwave for 6-7 minutes.
  3. DRAIN green beans and SET aside.
  4. In a large saucepan over medium high heat, MELT 1 T margarine. ADD garlic and sauté.
  5. WHISK in flour. Do not let brown.
  6. Gradually WHISK in milk; bring to a BOIL. Continue STIRRING and REDUCE to a simmer until sauce has thickened.
  7. STIR in green beans, artichoke hearts, cayenne pepper and black pepper.
  8. REMOVE from heat and TRANSFER to an 8x8 baking dish.
  9. TOSS remaining margarine with bread crumbs and SPRINKLE on top.
  10. BAKE until crumbs are golden brown, 10-15 minutes.

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