Need some healthy Christmas dinner ideas? We have a green and delicious casserole recipe to impress your guest and keep them in shape! Some of the health benefits of green beans include the reduced risk of heart disease and colon cancer, as well as an improved regulation of diabetes.
The green bean casserole was first created in 1955 by the Campbell Soup Company. The inspiration of this entree was to combine 2 ingredients Americans always had on hand during the 50's which were green beans and cream of mushroom soup. Over the years tons of variations were made and the green bean casserole has become a holiday favorite!
Food and nutrition expert Frances Largeman-Roth shares her modernized version of the classic green bean casserole. Not only is this recipe lighter, but it is easier than usual to make! Ingredients include unsalted butter, flour, whole milk, creme fraîche, dried thyme, salt, pepper, virgin olive oil, white mushrooms, green beans, French fried onions, and shredded Parmesan Cheese.