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Oven-Roasted Green Beans

Yield 6 adult servings (serving size: about 2/3 cup)
This simple side dish can pass as a healthy version of French fries and will add color to any meal. Plus you can roast the beans at the last minute while you finish setting the table.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 37
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 1.6 g
  • satfat 0.2 g
  • monofat 1.1 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 1.4 g
  • carbohydrate 5.5 g
  • fiber 2.6 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.8 mg
  • sodium 196 mg
  • calcium 29 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 425°.

  2. Place a jelly-roll pan in oven for 10 minutes. Place beans in a large bowl. Drizzle with oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Toss well to coat. Arrange green bean mixture in a single layer on preheated baking sheet. Bake at 425° for 8 minutes or until crisp-tender.

  3. For baby: Omit black pepper. Cut the green beans into bite-sized pieces. Serve 3 to 5 green beans in a small bowl or on a rimmed plate.

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