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Green Beans in Mascarpone Cream Sauce

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: green bean casserole, green bean recipe
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 451 kcal
Author: Jessica Formicola
Green Beans in Mascarpone Cream Sauce is a sophisticated and delicious update to the old green bean casserole. It is sure to become a family favorite.
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Ingredients

  • 2 lbs green beans trimmed
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 8 ounces mascarpone cheese
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt season to taste
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds

Instructions

  1. Fill a large pot 1/4 of the way with water. Add steamer basket and bring to a low boil.

  2. In a separate saucepan, melt butter in a medium saucepan. When melted, whisk in mascarpone. When combined remove from heat and whisk in Parmesan cheese, nutmeg, white pepper, and salt. Set aside.

  3. Add green beans to the large pot, cover, and steam for 4-5 minutes, tossing once to evenly cook. Remove from steamer basket to serving tray. Spoon mascarpone cream sauce over top and finish with dried cranberries and sliced almonds. 
  4. Add additional salt or Parmesan cheese to taste. Serve and enjoy your Greens Beans in a Mascarpone Cream Sauce!
  5. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

Nutrition Facts
Green Beans in Mascarpone Cream Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 451 Calories from Fat 333
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 37g 57%
Saturated Fat 22g 110%
Cholesterol 84mg 28%
Sodium 492mg 21%
Potassium 368mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 11g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 42.2%
Vitamin C 22.4%
Calcium 22.8%
Iron 10.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.