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Oven Roasted Green Beans ~ served with onions, tomatoes and Stouffer’s Macaroni and Cheese for a balanced and nutritious plate to accommodate your busy lifestyle!
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We love to serve our oven Roasted Green Beans with sliced sweet onions and ripe tomatoes.
My father loved to eat his southern style green beans like this, so of course I do too! This recipe is something I’ve been making for years and each time I serve it, people ask what I did to the green beans to make them so good. Kids love the green beans even if they don’t want the onions so no worries. You won’t believe how easy it is to get your family loving green beans again!
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Oven Roasted Green Beans
- 1 pound fresh green beans
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon no salt added spice blend (we like Mrs. Dash Table Blend)
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
- ¼ of a whole sweet onion, sliced thin (optional)
- 1 whole tomato sliced, or a dozen cherry tomatoes sliced in half (optional)
- Preheat oven to 400°F. Pour the green beans onto a baking sheet and toss with the olive oil. Spread the beans into a single layer and season with the spice blend, salt and pepper.
- Bake for 5-7 minutes, then remove from the oven and stir. Place the pan back in the oven and bake for another 5-7 minutes or until the desired texture is reached.
- If using the sweet onion, add it to the roasting pan once removed from the oven and toss with the cooked green beans. Allow them to rest on the hot pan for a few minutes before serving. This will take the "raw" edge off the onions - if preferred 🙂
- Serve with fresh sliced tomatoes and sweet onion for the full southern experience!
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