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green beans with cream cheese sauce

(3 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Becky Hallstrom
Edmond, OK

Here's a low-carb recipe for green beans that is easy and elegant. Makes an tasty side dish for steak or grilled chicken.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This may become your new favorite way to enjoy green beans. If you're not into green bean casserole, this is a way to elevate green beans for a holiday. But they're so easy to make, we think they'll be delicious alongside steak or chicken too. They're creamy, savory, and sweet all at the same time!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(3 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For green beans with cream cheese sauce

  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 oz
    cream cheese
  • 1 can
    whole green beans or Italian green beans (28 oz)
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    Parmesan cheese, grated or shredded

How To Make green beans with cream cheese sauce

  • Butter melted in a skillet.
    In a non-stick skillet, melt the butter.
  • Green beans added to the butter.
    Then add the green beans (drained). Saute the beans for 3-4 minutes until thoroughly heated.
  • Melting cream cheese in the skillet.
    Cube the cream cheese into a few small pieces and add to the skillet. Stir until cream cheese is melted and forms a creamy sauce. Season with salt and pepper and move to a serving dish.
  • Green Beans With Cream Cheese Sauce on a plate.
    Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese right before serving.