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Steamed Green Beans with Parmesan Butter

  • TOTAL TIME: 15 MIN
  • SERVINGS: 6
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  • VEGETARIAN
  1. 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  2. 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
  3. Salt and freshly ground pepper
  4. 3/4 pound green beans, trimmed
  1. In a small bowl, combine the butter with the cheese and season with salt and pepper.
  2. In a saucepan, set a steamer basket over 1 inch of water and bring to a boil. Add the beans and steam until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Pat the beans dry with a towel and transfer to a bowl. Top with the butter and serve.
Make Ahead The recipe can be prepared through Step 1 and refrigerated for up to 1 week.