Green Bean & Walnut Casserole

Green bean casserole is a great side dish for family meals, celebrations, and pot lucks. Fresh or canned green beans work great.



  • 2 Tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 4 ounces mushrooms, minced (optional)
  • 1 cup onion, minced
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • ½ cup low fat milk
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cans green beans, drained
  • Nonstick spray


  • 2/3 cup breadcrumbs or crushed cereal
  • 2/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 Tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • ½ cup minced onion


  1. Wash hands with warm, soapy water
    Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray an 9×13-inch baking pan with nonstick spray and set aside.
  2. Melt butter or margarine in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add mushrooms and onion. Cook, stirring frequently, for about 5 minutes.
  3. Add in cream of mushroom soup, soy sauce, and low-fat milk. Season with salt and pepper. Mix to combine. Turn off heat.
  4. Add canned green beans and sauce to baking pan; toss or stir to coat with mixture.
  5. In a bowl, stir together all topping ingredients and sprinkle on top of green bean mixture.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes or until topping is golden brown.

Makes 12 servings


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