Creamy Broccoli and Beans Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings2
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Reduced calorie margarine2 Tablespoon
 Finely chopped onion2 Tablespoon
 Italian seasoning1⁄4 Teaspoon
 All purpose flour1 Teaspoon
 Skim milk3 Tablespoon
 Fresh broccoli1⁄2 Pound, cut up (About 2 Cups)
 Wax beans16 Ounce, rinsed and drained (1 Can)
 Grated parmesan cheese1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 242 Calories from Fat 76

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.3%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g11.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 7.1 mg

Sodium 404.5 mg16.9%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.4%

Dietary Fiber 11.3 g45.1%

Sugars 9.3 g

Protein 10 g20.1%

Vitamin A 30.9% Vitamin C 188.6%

Calcium 33.1% Iron 5.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In 1 1/2-quart casserole, combine margarine, onion and Italian seasoning.
Microwave at High for 2 to 2 1/2 minutes, or until onion is tender.
Stir in flour.
Blend in milk.
Add broccoli and beans.
Microwave at High for 5 to 6 minutes longer, or until broccoli is tender and sauce thickens slightly.
Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.