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Parmesan Oven Roasted Green Beans

Parmesan Oven Roasted Green Beans are a perfect side dish for holidays or family dinners! This recipe is the most delicious way to enjoy fresh green beans.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 5
Calories: 222kcal


For the Green Beans:

  • 1 pound green beans trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

For the Lemon Vinaigrette:

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil

For the Topping:

  • 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts toasted


  • Preheat oven to 475°F and adjust the oven rack to the lowest position.
  • On a rimmed baking sheet combine green beans, olive oil, sugar, salt, and pepper until the green beans are evenly coated. Cover sheet with aluminum foil and roast in the oven for 10 minutes. Remove the foil and roast for 10 more minutes until green beans are spotty browned, stirring after half of the time has passed.
  • Meanwhile, heat 3 tbsp olive oil in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add minced garlic and cook for 1 minute. Whisk lemon zest, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper into garlic mixture.
  • Combine green beans, dressing, and basil in a bowl. Toss to combine.
  • Transfer to a serving platter and sprinkle with Parmesan and pine nuts.


Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 519mg | Potassium: 244mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 755IU | Vitamin C: 13.3mg | Calcium: 144mg | Iron: 1.4mg