Green bean casseroles are always welcome at big gatherings.
2 -- (10-ounce) packages frozen French-style green beans
1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
-- Salt and pepper to taste
1 teaspoon sugar
1 -- (8-ounce) package nonfat cream cheese
2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) light margarine
2 tablespoons lemon juice
Preheat the oven to 350F. Cook green beans according to package directions. Drain well.
Combine flour, onion powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper and sugar in a small dish.
Melt cream cheese and margarine in a saucepan over low heat or in the microwave. Remove from the heat and add lemon juice. Add to the dry ingredients, stirring until combined. Pour over the green beans and toss until well mixed.
Pour into a 1 1/2-quart casserole coated with nonstick cooking spray. Bake 30 minutes.