French Quarter Green Beans Recipe

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Summary

Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time45 Min
Ready In1 Hr 5 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings6
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Frozen french style green beans27 Ounce (1 Package)
 Butter/Margarine3 Tablespoon
 Cream of mushroom soup10 3⁄4 Ounce, undiluted (1 Can)
 Cream cheese3 Ounce, softened (1 Package)
 Dried onion flakes1 Teaspoon
 Canned water chestnuts8 Ounce, drained and sliced (1 Can)
 Garlic salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Shredded cheddar cheese6 Ounce (1 1/2 Cups)
 Slivered almonds2 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Package)
 Paprika To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 391 Calories from Fat 253

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44.5%

Saturated Fat 13.8 g69%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 62.1 mg

Sodium 631.5 mg26.3%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 5.1 g

Protein 12 g24.6%

Vitamin A 17.5% Vitamin C 1.8%

Calcium 25.8% Iron 8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven by setting it at 375°.

MAKING
2) Take a pan and cook the green beans according to the instructions given in the package. Drain it properly.
3) Take a Dutch oven and melt the margarine in it before adding the cream cheese along with the soup.
4) Cook over low fire, stirring all the time until the cheese melts giving the mixture a smooth consistency.
5) Remove the pan from heat and add the green beans, water chestnuts, flakes of onions, garlic and Cheddar cheese. Season with salt and pepper.
6) Take a casserole measuring 2 quarts and lightly grease it before adding the mixture to it with the help of a spoon.
7) Sprinkle it with paprika and add almonds on the top.
8) Bake it by placing it in the pre-heated oven for 45 minutes in an uncovered state.

SERVING
9) Serve hot.
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