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Roasted Garlic Parmesan Green Beans

Simple Green beans recipe made with garlic, Parmesan cheese, seasonings, and the roasted to perfection.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Diet Low Fat
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 98kcal
Author Rena

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp avocado or olive oil
  • 4-6 garlic cloves pressed
  • 1 lb fresh green beans washed and trimmed
  • Kosher salt and ground pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • Lemon wedges to serve
  • For garnish: fresh parsley finely chopped

Instructions

  • If using fresh beans: Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Pre-cook green beans for 2 minutes, then soak them in ice-cold water. Drain very well and pat dry with a paper towel.
  • If using frozen beans: Place the frozen beans in a microwave-safe container. Add ¼ cup of water and cover with a (microwave-safe) lid. Microwave for 45 sec to 1 min, until green beans are thawed. Remove from the microwave. The beans should be thawed but not hot. Drain very well and pat dry with a paper towel.
  • Preheat the oven to 425 F and line an extra-large baking sheet with parchment paper. Add in the beans.
  • Pour the olive oil over the beans, add the garlic, seasonings, Parmesan cheese, and toss well to combine; Arrange in a single layer.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the green beans are crisp-tender.
  • Garnish with freshly chopped parsley and serve with lemon wedges.

Notes

  • Store leftovers in the fridge in a sealed container for up to 5 days
  • We do not recommend freezing leftovers
  • You may use fresh cut green beans or frozen fresh green beans.
  • Better to use fresh garlic than using garlic powder
  • Any oil of choice would work

Nutrition

Calories: 98kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 254mg | Potassium: 190mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 634IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 193mg | Iron: 1mg