Steamed Green Beans with Parmesan Butter

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Total Time:
15 mins


  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

  • 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese

  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

  • ¾ 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.

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