Green Beans with Leeks

Green Beans with Leeks

Leeks add interest to a family favorite...classic green bean casserole!

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

12

servings

1/4
cup butter or margarine
2
medium leeks (3/4 lb), rinsed, white part and some of the green thinly sliced (about 2 cups)
1/4
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1 3/4
cups Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/3
cup Parmesan cheese
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1
bag (12 oz) Green Giant® frozen cut green beans, thawed
1/2
cup French-fried onions (from 2.8-oz can)
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In 12-inch skillet, heat butter over medium heat. Add leeks; cook 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until leeks are tender and soft.
  2. Stir in flour, salt and pepper, using wire whisk. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture is smooth and bubbly. Gradually stir in broth. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Stir in cheese and nutmeg. Cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until cheese is melted. Stir in green beans. Pour mixture into ungreased 1 1/2-quart casserole. Sprinkle with onions.
  3. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until bubbly.
Makes 12 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
Rinse the leeks well under cold running water.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 100
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 290mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 8g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 1g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.