Italian Green Beans with Blue Cheese


My family loves vegetables, and I am always looking for new ways to spice them up. This recipe is one of our favorites for green beans. I use blue cheese, but feta or mozzarella can be substituted.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
5 servings


  • 1 ½ pounds fresh green beans, cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced

  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano

  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup crumbled blue cheese


  1. Combine beans, olive oil, garlic, oregano, thyme, and salt in a microwave-safe dish.

  2. Cover and cook in the microwave on high, stirring twice, until beans are tender, 7 to 9 minutes. Stir in blue cheese. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

117 Calories
7g Fat
11g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 117
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 313mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 5g 17%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 23mg 115%
Calcium 130mg 10%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 330mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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