Creamy Green Beans Parmesan Recipe

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Sue Published: February 10, 2021 Modified: June 15, 2021
Creamy Green Beans Parmesan Recipe

How To Make Creamy Green Beans Parmesan

This green beans parmesan recipe takes a classic ingredient and turns it into a creamy, savory side dish that’s sure to please everyone at the dinner table.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 1lbfresh green beans,trimmed, snapped
  • 1tbspbutter
  • ¼cupheavy cream
  • 2tbspparmesan cheese,grated
  • ground nutmeg
  • salt,to taste
  • ground black pepper,to taste
  • 2tbspparmesan cheese,grated


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly-salted water to a boil, then drop in the green beans and return to a boil.

  2. Cook uncovered for about 6 minutes until the beans are bright green and barely tender. Drain and set aside.

  3. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium-low heat, then whisk in the cream, 2 tablespoons of Parmesan cheese, and nutmeg into the melted butter. Bring the mixture to a simmer.

  4. Gently stir the beans into the mixture to coat, then season with salt and pepper. Return to a simmer, transfer to a serving dish, and sprinkle with 2 tablespoons of Parmesan cheese.

  5. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 149.42kcal
  • Fat: 11.05g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.84g
  • Trans Fat: 0.12g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.05g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.50g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.89g
  • Fiber: 3.17g
  • Sugar: 4.19g
  • Protein: 5.78g
  • Cholesterol: 34.33mg
  • Sodium: 329.15mg
  • Calcium: 164.51mg
  • Potassium: 265.49mg
  • Iron: 1.29mg
  • Vitamin A: 144.46µg
  • Vitamin C: 13.92mg
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