Easy, Cheesy Green Beans Recipe

cheesy green beans
Diana Rattray
  • 25 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yield: Serves 6
Ratings (21)

These green beans are creamy and cheesy, and they make a fabulous side dish for any meal. They're super easy, too! 

The green beans are gussied up with a small amount of heavy cream and some shredded cheese. If you're tired of the same old plain steamed veggies, try this recipe.

What You'll Need

  • 4 cups cooked green beans
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 3/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
  • 2 tablespoons butter, cut in small pieces
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream

How to Make It

  1. Put beans in ​a shallow buttered baking dish. Sprinkle with salt, cayenne pepper, and 1/2 cup of the shredded cheese; dot with half of the butter then pour cream over all.
  2. Stir to blend ingredients. Sprinkle remaining cheese over green beans and dot with remaining butter.
  3. Bake at 400 F for 20 minutes, or until hot and bubbly. 

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    Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
    Calories 355
    Total Fat 20 g
    Saturated Fat 11 g
    Unsaturated Fat 5 g
    Cholesterol 55 mg
    Sodium 210 mg
    Carbohydrates 30 g
    Dietary Fiber 11 g
    Protein 16 g
    (The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)