Swiss Green Beans


This is a family favorite of green beans, cheese, sour cream, and cereal crumbs.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
6 to 8 servings


  • 5 tablespoons butter, melted

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons grated onion

  • 1 teaspoon white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon salt (Optional)

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper, or to taste

  • 1 cup sour cream

  • 8 ounces Swiss cheese, grated

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans cut green beans, drained

  • 1 cup cornflakes cereal crumbs


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. In a 3 quart saucepan combine 2 tablespoons melted butter, flour, onion, sugar, salt, pepper, sour cream and 4 ounces of the cheese. Cook over low heat and stir constantly until thickened. Fold in green beans. Pour into a 2 quart casserole dish and sprinkle the rest of the cheese on top.

  3. In a small bowl combine cereal crumbs and melted butter; sprinkle over beans.

  4. Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

312 Calories
24g Fat
13g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 7
Calories 312
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 15g 77%
Cholesterol 66mg 22%
Sodium 839mg 36%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 2mg 12%
Calcium 318mg 24%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 83mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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