Balsamic Roasted Green Beans

Roasting green beans gives them a sweet, nutty flavor that is just delicious! The balsamic vinegar enhances that sweetness and adds a bright, acidic kick that you’re sure to love.

Serving size

1 cup

Makes

3

Ingredients

1 pound green beans, trimmed

2 cloves of garlic, chopped

1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

1 tablespoon olive oil

⅛ teaspoon salt

⅛ teaspoon pepper

Nutrition Info

Makes:Serving size: 1 cup

Calories

93

Fat

5 g

Saturated Fat

1 g

Trans Fat

0 g

Cholesterol

0 mg

Carbohydrates

12 g

Sugar

6 g

Fiber

4 g

Protein

4 g

Sodium

101 mg

Calcium

63 mg

Phosphorus

42 mg

Potassium

205 mg

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. In a large bowl, toss green beans with olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  3. Spread green beans evenly on a parchment or foil lined baking sheet.
  4. Roast in oven until lightly browned, 10-12 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle green beans with garlic and toss to combine. Roast for another 5 minutes until beans are tender and caramelized.
  6. Remove from oven and toss with balsamic vinegar.

 

Recipe contributed by Angela J. Foo MS, RD, CDN of AJF Nutrition.

Make sure your green beans are nice and dry before roasting to ensure proper browning and caramelization for that nutty flavor. If you don’t want to bother with fresh garlic, substitute with ¼ teaspoon of garlic powder.