Total Time
20mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

These have a secret ingredient that makes them especially delicious! If you have picky eaters, be sure they don't see the recipe first!

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. In a large baking dish, toss the green beans with the olive oil, garlic & thyme sprigs.
  3. Add salt & pepper to taste.
  4. Spread the green beans in a single layer & roast for about 15 minutes, tossing occasionally, until tender and lightly browned.
  5. Discard the thyme sprigs & transfer the green beans to a bowl.
  6. Add the anchovies, lemon juice & lemon zest.
  7. Toss well to coat.
Most Helpful

Wow! These are so good! I made these for Thanksgiving and they were a perfect addition. The acid in the lemon juice was a welcome compliment to all of the other rich foods; the stuffing, potatoes and gravy and the yams. It acted as essentially a palate cleanser. Not to mention they are absolutely delicious! I will be making these often as well as becoming a staple at our Thanksgiving table :)

KLBoyle December 11, 2011