Roasted Green Beans With Lemon, Pine Nuts & Parmigiano

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

From Fine Cooking magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Position oven racks in the top and bottom third of the oven.
  2. Heat oven to 450°F.
  3. Put the beans in a large bowl.
  4. Peel the garlic, quarter each clove lengthwise and add them to the green beans.
  5. Toss the beans and garlic with 1/4 cup of the olive oil, 1 Tbs lemon zest, 1 tsp salt, and 1/2 tsp pepper.
  6. Spread the beans on a rimmed baking sheet and roast in the top third of the oven for 10 minutes. Stir the beans and garlic with a spatula for more even cooking and coloring.
  7. Continue roasting until the beans and garlic pieces are lightly browned and tender throughout, another 10 - 15 minutes.
  8. Meanwhile, spread the pine nuts on a rimmed baking sheet and toast in the bottom third of the oven until just golden, about 5 minutes.
  9. Transfer the beans to a small serving platter or shallow bowl and dress with the lemon juice and the remaining 2 T. olive oil.
  10. Toss gently to coat and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  11. Sprinkle on the toasted pine nuts, remaining 1/2 Tbs lemon zest, the parmesan cheese and the parsley.
  12. Serve hot or at room temperature.
Most Helpful

Huge hit with the family! Ive done this recipe a few times but used a little less olive oil the full amount made it a touch greasy.

saroldine February 18, 2011