Simple Garlic Roasted Green Beans

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Being skinny and beautiful isn't everything, but if you're a green bean... it might be. I've been buying these amazing french green beans at Sam's Club (amen for a 2lb bag, no trimming required!).

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They roast up beeeeaaauuutifully! They are super simple and can be made with only 5 ingredients. Count 'em!

  1. green beans
  2. garlic
  3. olive oil
  4. salt
  5. pepper

Are you a leftover reheat-er or a leftover eat-right-out-of-the-fridge-er? I'm straight up the latter. It's not that I NEVER reheat food, but I have absolutely no hesitation about eating cold leftovers. And I'm not just talking pizza.

Scrambled eggs, chicken, lasagna... even soup on occasion? ESPECIALLY leftover roasted veggies! These Simple Roasted Garlic Green Beans are particularly delicious cold, right from the refrigerator. They are better when they first come out of the oven, but if you make them, definitely give them a shot cold too!

What's the weirdest leftover you have tried (and/or enjoyed) cold?!

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Simple Garlic Roasted Green Beans

[Whole30 - Paleo - Gluten Free - Grain Free - Dairy Free]

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Ingredients:

2 lbs green beans

1 Tbsp olive oil

1/2 - 1 tsp salt

1/2 tsp black pepper

6 cloves garlic (more or less!)


Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit and line two cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, toss green beans with olive oil, salt, and pepper until they are all evenly coated.
  3. Arrange green beans in a single layer, split between the two cookie sheets.
  4. Sprinkle minced garlic over green beans.
    TIP: I like to sprinkle the garlic on top instead of mixing in with the beans and seasoning. The less direct contact with the cookie sheet, the less likely the garlic is to burn.
  5. Bake green beans for 6-8 minutes on bottom oven rack.
    TIP: The ones I use are really thin, but if your beans are thicker, maybe leave them in a bit longer!
  6. Remove from oven and toss with tongs. Some of them should be getting a little browned and blistered at this point.
  7. Return the green beans to the oven and turn oven to broil setting for 3 minutes.
  8. Test one! We like our green beans to be crisp-tender, but if you'd like them to be a little softer, just leave them in until they are good!

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 Simple Garlic Roasted Green Beans – Maria Makes: These green beans roast up beeeeaaauuutifully! They are super simple and can be made with only 5 ingredients! #whole30 #paleo

Simple Garlic Roasted Green Beans – Maria Makes: These green beans roast up beeeeaaauuutifully! They are super simple and can be made with only 5 ingredients! #whole30 #paleo

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