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Green Bean and Protein Casserole

I think everyones had some form of green bean casserole before. Christmas or thanksgiving dinners. Or an easy weeknight dinner where mom would throw a can of mushroom soup in the mix with a little bread crumbs. Yum!

What I really enjoy when experimenting is making healthy spins on those classic recipes. I know every once in a while you have to enjoy the real thang but this spin truly is delicious. It’s very flavourful with the use of natural flavouring such as onion and garlic.

By using ground turkey it’s loaded up with protein and can be used as a one dish meal for the whole family. It can be low carb just as is or with a side of rice as well! If your family are cheese lovers you can of course add additional cheeses to cheese it right up. This is only the healthiest version but feel free to spice it up the way you like it.

It’s also very simple to make which is just a bonus!

Serves 2

Calories per serving 350

Fat 22.3g

Carbs 13g

Protein 35g

1 package of ground turkey

1 cups or 2 handfuls of long green beans

1 small onion

2-3 cloves garlic

2 tsp EVOO

½ cup parmesan cheese

1 tbsp rice vinegar 

1 tsp Salt

2 tsp Garlic powder

1 tbsp crushed Rosemary 

1 tsp parsley

1 tsp chilli powder

Cracked black pepper to taste

Blanche green beans in a pot of hot water heavily salted. Meanwhile brown ground turkey in olive oil. Cut onion finely length wise. Chop garlic. Once turkey browned add seasonings and onion. Turn pan on high. Drain green beans and through into pan. Once thick bits accumulate on pan deglaze with rice vinegar. Add garlic and mix well. Melt in cheese at the end and add pepper. Serve when cheese melty.

Enjoy!

FreckleFit

By frecklefit

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