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green beans and mushrooms cooking in a creamy parmesan sauce and topped with diced bacon
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GREEN BEANS AND MUSHROOMS IN CREAM SAUCE

6 6 6
WW Freestyle: 6
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Fresh green beans and mushrooms are sautéed with garlic, sauced up with real cream and aged parmesan, and topped with crispy crumbles of bacon.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 446
Author: Katerina | Diethood

Equipment

  • Stove

Ingredients

Instructions 

  • Set a large 12-inch skillet over medium heat.
  • To the skillet add the diced bacon and cook for 6 minutes, or until cooked to a crisp.
  • Remove bacon from the skillet using a slotted spoon. Do not discard the bacon fat.
  • Set skillet back over medium-high heat and add the green beans and mushrooms; season with salt and pepper and cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add garlic and cook for 20 seconds.
  • Add broth and bring to a simmer.
  • Cover and continue to cook for 2 minutes.
  • In the meantime, in a mixing bowl whisk together the heavy cream and parmesan cheese.
  • Remove cover from green beans.
  • Stir in the heavy cream mixture and bring to a simmer.
  • Lower heat to medium-low and continue to simmer for 2 to 3 minutes, or until cream thickens.
  • Taste for salt and adjust accordingly.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Sprinkle previously cooked bacon over the green beans and mushrooms.
  • Serve.

Notes

  • NET CARBS: 7 g
  • For those counting WW Points: Use Low Fat Half & Half. Using heavy cream increases the points significantly.
Nutrition Facts
GREEN BEANS AND MUSHROOMS IN CREAM SAUCE
Amount Per Serving
Calories 446 Calories from Fat 360
% Daily Value*
Fat 40g62%
Saturated Fat 21g105%
Cholesterol 116mg39%
Sodium 610mg25%
Potassium 457mg13%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 1387IU28%
Vitamin C 9mg11%
Calcium 202mg20%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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