Green Beans HC Low Carb

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 210.8
  • Total Fat: 19.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 121.2 mg
  • Sodium: 481.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 4.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 5.0 g

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Helen Corbitt's Green Bean Casserole redone to reduce carbohydrate count. This tastes exactly like the way mom made it in the 1960's! Helen Corbitt's Green Bean Casserole redone to reduce carbohydrate count. This tastes exactly like the way mom made it in the 1960's!
Number of Servings: 8


    Butter, salted, 0.50 cup
    Egg Yolk, 3 large
    Water, tap, 0.25 cup (8 fl oz)
    Heavy Whipping Cream, 0.25 cup
    American Cheese, 1 cup, diced
    Green Beans French style, 3 cup
    Blanched, slivered almonds, 0.25 cup
    Parmesan Cheese, grated, 1 tbsp
    Paprika, 1 tsp


Have everything for the sauce ready to go. The butter & egg mixture will thicken VERY quickly once it is at the right temperature. Let it thicken before adding milk/water mixture.
This also makes a nice sauce, maybe use a little less cheese, for cubed meats.
Almost any veggie tastes wonderful served this way.
Smoked or hot paprika adds a nice zing of flavor.


Melt butter in double boiler over low heat, or in saucepan on very lowest burner setting. Stir frequently.
Stir water & cream together. Stir the salt & mustard together.
Cook the green beans according to package directions.
Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating well with a whisk or rotary beater after each addition. Continue beating after last yolk added until sauce thickens.
Slowly add a little of the cream mixture, stir well. Once sauce smooths out again, add the rest of the cream mixture in a slow steady stream while whisking/beating well.
Sprinkle the mustard powder in, and stir well to incorporate it.
Add the almonds, stir well.
Combine green beans with sauce making sure to get all the beans coated.
Pour into an 11x7 casserole dish.
Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over top.
Sprinkle paprika over the top.
Bake at 350 until bubbly and beginning to brown around the edges.
Serving Size: 8 approximately half cup servings

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  • Question--you don't say anything in the directions about the american cheese, when to add it, etc. I would presume after the butter, eggs and cream have thickened. I'm also thinking it would be much healthier using a 'real' cheddar, or similar type cheese. Sounds yummy at any rate! - 9/12/13

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