Groovy Green Beans Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
MethodMain Ingredient


 Green beans1 Pound, cut in 2 inch lengths
 Margarine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Onion1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), finely chopped
 Whole wheat pastry flour1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Milk2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Salt2 Teaspoon
 Black pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Thyme1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Savory1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Parsley1 Tablespoon, chopped
 Hard cooked eggs6 , sliced
 Whole wheat bread crumbs1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Swiss cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), grated

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1749 Calories from Fat 1021

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 114 g175.8%

Saturated Fat 39.2 g196%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1556.1 mg

Sodium 4679.8 mg195%

Total Carbohydrates 96 g31.9%

Dietary Fiber 23 g92.1%

Sugars 36.7 g

Protein 89 g178.5%

Vitamin A 129.4% Vitamin C 47.9%

Calcium 132.3% Iron 44.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Steam green beans until tender crisp.
Melt margarine in a skillet and saute onions until tender.
Remove from heat and stir in flour.
Return skillet to stove and gradually add milk, stirring until sauce thickens.
Season with salt, pepper, thyme, savory, and parsley.
Simmer 2 minutes.
Layer beans, egg slices, and sauce in a casserole.
Combine bread crumbs with cheese, and sprinkle over top.
Bake for 20 minutes in a 350 degree oven.