To get the beans nicely browned, be sure to spread them evenly in a single layer on the pan and roast them on the top rack of the oven.
1 pound whole snap or string beans, trimmed
2 teaspoons extravirgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt, divided
1/8 teaspoon pepper
How to Make It
Preheat oven to 500°.
Coat a jelly roll pan with cooking spray. Place beans on pan, and arrange in a single layer. Drizzle with oil, and toss gently to coat. Sprinkle with 1/8 teaspoon salt. Bake at 500° for 12 minutes or until beans are tender and beginning to brown, stirring once. Sprinkle with 1/8 teaspoon salt and pepper.