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Roasted Green Beans

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
Wax beans (pale-yellow cousins of green beans) are abundant this time of year. You can substitute any herb for the basil.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 pounds green or wax beans, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 83
  • caloriesfromfat 43 %
  • fat 4 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • monofat 2.7 g
  • polyfat 0.6 g
  • protein 3.2 g
  • carbohydrate 11.3 g
  • fiber 3.4 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1.6 mg
  • sodium 302 mg
  • calcium 63 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 450°.

  2. Combine all ingredients in a jelly-roll pan, tossing well. Bake at 450° for 10 minutes or until beans are tender and browned, stirring occasionally.