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Creamy Green Beans


Creamy Green Beans

Creamy Green Beans

Net Carbs 6g

Yield

Makes 8 servings

Ingredients

4 tablespoons butter, divided
2 cups coarsely chopped fresh mushrooms
1/3 cup diced celery
1/3 cup diced onion
1/3 cup grated carrot
1 cup chicken broth
2 cups whipping cream
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
8 cups frozen French-cut green beans, thawed and well drained
1/2 cup canned French fried onions

Preparation

  1. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add mushrooms; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until mushrooms are softened. Remove mushrooms from saucepan; set aside. Melt remaining butter in same pan; add celery, onion and carrot. Sauté 5 minutes or until onion is translucent. Stir in chicken stock, cream, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer until mixture thickens slightly, about 12 to 15 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  3. Place thawed green beans in 2-quart casserole. Pour mushroom mixture over green beans; stir. Sprinkle with French fried onions; bake 25 minutes or until hot.

Nutritional Information

Sodium 549 mg
Protein 3 g
Fiber 3 g
Carbohydrate 9 g
Cholesterol 107 mg
Saturated Fat 19 g
Total Fat 33 g
Calories 347

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