Simple Roasted Green Beans


This simple and delicious recipe is sure to please everyone.


Makes 8 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Broil: 8 Minutes


2 pounds small, thin, fresh green beans, trimmed
1/4 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper


1. Preheat oven to broil. Snap off and discard tough ends of asparagus. Arrange in 2 (15- x 10-inch) jelly-roll pans. Drizzle with olive oil.

2. Broil, in 2 batches, 5 1/2 inches from heat 7 to 8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Sprinkle with sugar, salt, and pepper.