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Blistered Green Beans and Tomatoes

Photo: Romulo Yanes; Styling: Claire Spollen

Yield

Serves 4 (serving size: about 3/4 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups multicolored grape tomatoes
  • 12 ounces green beans, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup small fresh basil leaves

Nutrition Information

  • calories 71
  • fat 3.6 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • monofat 2.5 g
  • polyfat 0.5 g
  • protein 2 g
  • carbohydrate 9 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 129 mg
  • calcium 49 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 450°. Place a jelly-roll pan on top rack in oven (keep pan in oven as it preheats).

  2. Combine oil, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Add tomatoes and green beans; toss to coat. Carefully add green bean mixture to preheated pan; bake at 450° for 10 minutes, stirring after 5 minutes. Turn on broiler (do not remove pan from oven). Broil 5 minutes or until tomatoes begin to char. Remove pan from oven. Sprinkle with basil.

Cook's Notes

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