Green Bean and Turkey Casserole

Honest to goodness! You can have this comforting meal for six on the table with very little effort.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

2
cups cubed cooked turkey or chicken
2
cups Green Giant™ frozen cut green beans, (from 1-lb bag)
1
can (10 3/4 oz) condensed cream of mushroom soup
1
cup milk
1 3/4
cups water
3
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
cups plain mashed potato mix (dry)
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
1/2
can (2.8 oz) french fried onions (1/2 cup)

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In 2-quart saucepan, mix turkey, green beans, soup and 1/3 cup of the milk. Cook over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mixture is hot.
  • 2 Make mashed potatoes in microwave as directed on box using water, remaining 2/3 cup milk, butter, salt and mashed potato mix.
  • 3 Remove turkey mixture from heat. Stir in cheese until melted. Pour into ungreased 2-quart casserole. Top with mashed potatoes.
  • 4 Bake uncovered 10 minutes. Sprinkle with onions; bake 3 to 5 minutes longer or until mixture is bubbly and onions are warm.

Expert Tips

Leftover turkey from Thanksgiving? This is a tasty way to use it. Cranberry sauce and a tossed salad are colorful accompaniments.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
(
Calories from Fat
190),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22g
22%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
920mg
920%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
22g
22%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.