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Green Beans with Roasted Mushrooms

Prep time 7 mins
Cook time 30 mins
Yield 8 servings
The roasted mushrooms tossed with slender French green beans make a rich but light side dish. Regular green beans and button mushrooms can be substituted.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds haricots verts, trimmed
  • 1 1/2 pounds assorted mushrooms, quartered (we tested with 6 [4-oz.] packages of Gourmet Mushroom Blend)
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar, divided
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 84
  • caloriesfromfat 42 %
  • fat 3.9 g
  • satfat 0.6 g
  • monofat 2.7 g
  • polyfat 0.5 g
  • protein 4.5 g
  • carbohydrate 10.6 g
  • fiber 4.3 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1.6 mg
  • sodium 157 mg
  • calcium 42 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place green beans in a large pot of boiling water, and cook 3 to 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Immediately plunge into ice water to stop the cooking process. Cover and chill up to 2 days.

  2. Combine mushrooms, 1 Tbsp. vinegar, and next 4 ingredients on a large rimmed baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Spread mushrooms in a single layer.

  3. Roast at 425° for 20 to 25 minutes or until tender and browned, stirring once or twice. Reheat green beans in the microwave at HIGH 3 minutes or until hot. Combine green beans, roasted mushrooms, and remaining 1 Tbsp. vinegar; toss well.

Christmas with Southern Living 2007