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Oven Roasted Green Beans make the best side dish in minutes and only require a few simple ingredients. Serve it with baked chicken or fish for a delicious dinner.

Oven roasted green beans on a plate
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Roasted Green Beans in the oven is the only way my family will eat green beans. I have made this recipe with fresh green beans and even frozen green beans. They have tasted wonderfully every time.

You are going to love this easy side dish with these easy step by step instructions. If you love this recipe, you will love this Easy Sauteed Green Beans Recipe, Crock Pot Green Beans, Parmesan Roasted Green Beans and Green Beans with Bacon Recipe.

Why We Love This Recipe

Up until now, green beans was the only veggie that my family just had to have canned.  This roasted Green Beans recipe is now our favorite way to cook green beans.

This green beans recipe is flavorful and made with simple ingredients. They can easily be made for a holiday side dish or a weeknight meal.

Do Green Beans need to be Blanched before Roasting?

No, there is no need to blanched the fresh green beans before roasting them. Simply just wash and trim the ends and place on a baking sheet. Season and place in the oven.

Green beans taste better fresh and you can easily change the seasoning or add other vegetables to your roasting pan.


Ingredients needed - green beans, olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper
  • Fresh Green Beans
  • Olive Oil
  • Minced Garlic (Try garlic powder if that is all you have on hand.)
  • Salt and Pepper

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Roasted Green Bean Variations

  • Seasoning – Season with red pepper flakes if you like a little extra heat. You may even like to add fresh herbs such as basil, parsley, or garlic cloves.
  • Parmesan Cheese – Add grated Parmesan cheese to the green beans.
  • Add in Vegetables – For an easy roasted vegetable side dish, mix in slice mushrooms, carrots, or zucchini.
  • Chopped Bacon – Top the green beans with chopped bacon for added flavor.
  • Lemon Juice – Lemon juice is a delicious option to squeeze over the top of the roasted green beans.
  • Italian Seasoning – We like to change the seasoning when we prepare these oven roasted green beans. Italian Seasoning blend is always our first option. It is loaded with flavor and makes the green beans taste amazing.

You will love roasted green beans. Each bite is tender crisp and delicious. This is probably our favorite recipe for roasted vegetables.

Step by Step Instructions

Green beans being trimmed on a cutting board with a sharp knife

Step 1 – Heat oven and trim green beans – First, preheat the oven to 400 degrees. While the oven is preheating, cut the ends off the green beans. Make sure they are washed really good. put the green beans on a baking sheet.

Trimmed green beans in a bowl with olive oil and seasoning

Step 2 – Coat with the oil and seasoning – Place the green beans in a large mixing bowl. Drizzle the olive oil and seasoning on top. Toss to coat the green beans with the mixture.

Spreading the green beans on a baking sheet

Step 3 – Place on the baking sheet – Spread the green beans into an even layer onto a baking sheet.

Cooked green beans on baking sheet

Step 4 – Roast the Green Beans – Finally, put the green beans in the oven. I like to cook them until they are slightly brown. Serve and enjoy this simple side dish.

How to Trim Green Beans

  • Get about 15 green beans and place on a cutting board. Line the green beans up in a uniform manner lengthwise. It doesn’t have to be perfect.
  • Take a Sharp Knife and with one holding the green beans and then cut the end off the green beans. I try to get right above the tip and cut.
  • Then line up the other end of the green beans and cut the other side of the green beans.

Recipe Tips

  • Prepare Green Beans – Before baking the green beans, we recommend trimming off any bad ends. We also like to make sure they are washed really well.
  • Seasoning – For the best flavor of green beans, season thoroughly. Adding the drizzle of oil helps to make the texture crispy.
  • Baking Green Beans – Bake green beans until they are golden brown. Bake for about 15 minutes and half way through, shake the pan to ensure that all sides get cooked.
Oven roasted green beans on a plate

What Temperature do you Roast Green Beans at?

Depending on your oven, we usually bake at 400 degrees to 425 degrees. This high temperature cooks the green beans perfectly. We like a crispy texture.

What to Serve with Green Beans?

Oven roasted green beans on a plate

Frequently Asked Questions

Can Green Beans be made on the Grill?

Yes, you can make green beans on the grill in a foil pack. We grill a lot in the summer and this is one of my favorite side dish to prepare on the grill. If you need step by step tips to have the best side dish, make Foil Pack Green Beans.

Are Green Beans Healthy?

Yes, green beans are healthy. They are rich in vitamin c and help fight inflammation. This green vegetable is an inexpensive side dish that can be served many different ways.

How to Store Leftovers:

Place any green beans that you have leftover inside an airtight container. They will keep up to 5 to 7 days. Leftovers reheat well for lunch or another dinner. For this reason, we often make extra to enjoy later.

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Oven roasted green beans on a plate

Delicous Roasted Fresh Green Beans

4.93 from 28 votes
Roasted Green Beans are definitely the best way to eat fresh green beans. Don’t eat canned anymore, because Roasted Green Beans are just as easy and packed with flavor.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Cuisine American
Course Side Dish
Calories 54


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  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Cut the ends off of the green beans and wash them thoroughly.
  • Mix the olive oil and mince garlic together in a small bowl.
  • Lay the green beans out on a baking sheet.
  • Drizzle the olive oil mixture over the green beans.
  • Season with the salt and pepper.
  • Cook for 15-20 minutes until the green beans are browned slightly.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

You can also season with approximately ¼ tsp of Red Pepper Flakes if you like spicy or top with ¼ cup shredded Parmesan cheese for cheesy garlic green beans! 

Nutrition Facts

Calories 54kcal, Carbohydrates 8g, Protein 2g, Fat 2g, Saturated Fat 1g, Sodium 152mg, Potassium 244mg, Fiber 3g, Sugar 4g, Vitamin A 783IU, Vitamin C 14mg, Calcium 44mg, Iron 1mg

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  1. Laura Miller says:

    5 stars
    This is an easy and healthy way to make delicious green beans. It’s my favorite way now!