Green Beans with Dill Cream Sauce Recipe
Green Beans with Dill Cream Sauce Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Next Recipe

Green Beans with Dill Cream Sauce Recipe

Read Reviews
4.5 3 6
Publisher Photo
“You can make the lightly-flavored dill sauce for this quick, dressed-up side while the frozen beans are cooking. It's different and delicious with a variety of entrées,” says Joan Airey of Rivers, Manitoba.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 5 servings


  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen cut green beans
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons white vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon dill weed
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 59 calories, 2g fat (2g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 283mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.


  1. Cook beans according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, saute onion in butter until tender. Stir in flour until blended; gradually add broth.
  2. Stir in the vinegar, salt, dill and pepper. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat. Stir in sour cream; heat through (do not boil). Drain beans; serve with sauce.
  3. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Green Beans with Dill Cream Sauce in Light & Tasty December/January 2008 , p23

Reviews for Green Beans with Dill Cream Sauce

5 Star
4 Star
3 Star
2 Star
1 Star
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
Pinstripes User ID: 3468767 161691
Reviewed Aug. 10, 2011

"Yum! The sauce rocks, I'm going to try it on other veggies."

Tanya1968 User ID: 4504669 66695
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2010

"Wow, this was really great. The sauce was simple to make (altho I omitted the onion) and were a wonderful addition to the green beans. My husband loved it as well. Definitely a keeper!"

mrecipes User ID: 4872677 146157
Reviewed Feb. 7, 2010

"I loved this dish and I'm not a big dill fan. I wanted to use fresh beans but it wasn't the right season. Frozen were fine. Drain the beans well so they don't dilute the sauce."

Loading Image