Healthy Thanksgiving Green Bean Casserole Recipe

Thanksgiving is coming up next week, and most people are planning their menus. There are lot of delicious, healthy choices out there, including real food versions of all your old favorites. Don’t compromise on quality this year — get the real food, really delicious versions of traditional Thanksgiving favorites.

Green Bean Casserole is a holiday tradition in many homes. Unfortunately the typical version is made purely from processed foods. With this recipe there’s no compromise, delicious green bean casserole with real food ingredients!

Try this healthy Thanksgiving green bean casserole recipe.

Healthy Thanksgiving Green Bean Casserole Recipe


Healthy Thanksgiving Green Bean Casserole Recipe


4 Tablespoons butter
1/4 Cups chopped onion(s)
3 Tablespoons arrowroot powder
4 Cups cut to bite sized pieces green beans
1 Cup milk
1/2 Cups sprouted flour
1/2 Teaspoons sea salt
1/4 Teaspoons black pepper
1/4 Teaspoons paprika
1 egg(s)
1/4 Cups milk
1/4 Cups chopped mushrooms
1 Cup lard
1 Cup (or turkey stock) chicken stock
1 thinly sliced, small onion(s)
1/2 Teaspoon (or to taste) sea salt
1/8 Teaspoon (or to taste) black pepper


In a small bowl mix together flour, salt, pepper, and paprika. In another bowl mix together egg and milk.
In a frying pan heat lard over medium heat, about 1/2″ deep. Dip the separated sliced onions in the egg/milk mixture and then in the flour mixture. Fry over medium heat until golden brown. Remove and place on towel lined plate to drain. Set aside.
Steam green beans for 10-15min or until tender.
In a saucepan melt the butter, add chopped onions and mushrooms and sautee until the onions are soft and the mushrooms are cooked through.
Add the arrowroot powder and a bit of salt and pepper. Stir until smooth. Add milk and chicken or turkey stock. Cook until thickened, stirring frequently.
Put the beans into an 11×7 or 8×8 casserole dish. Add mushroom sauce and some fried onions. Stir to combine and add salt and pepper to taste.
Top with more fried onions and bake at 350*F for 20-25min or until bubbly. Serve immediately.