Roasted green beans with tomatoes. This is a very healthy and easy Italian vegetarian recipe. When you are roasting beans and vegetables, you’re getting a rich, unbelievable flavor.
Do you know green beans benefits? They are a rich source of vitamins A, C, and K. Also, green beans decrease the risk of diabetes, some kinds of cancer, and heart disease, because they contain anti-oxidants, such as
catechins, kaempferol, and quercetin.
Green beans are a good source of fiber, potassium, protein, iron, calcium zinc, and folate,
contributing to feelings of fullness and lower calorie intake. This is a good addition to your weight loss diet.
Calcium, found in green beans prevents bone deterioration and osteoporosis.
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- 1 pound (480 g) green beans, washed, trimmed and halved
- 1 tablespoon (15 ml) olive oil
- 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- 1/2 teaspoon (3 ml) salt
- 2 cups (500 ml) fresh tomatoes, sliced
- 1/2 cup (125 ml) grated Parmesan cheese
Preheat the oven to 425º F (210º C).
Grease a 15x10x1-in. baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
Place trimmed green beans in the greased pan.
In a small mixing bowl, combine olive oil, Italian seasoning, and salt. Mix well, then drizzle oil mixture over beans. Toss well to coat. Roast in preheated oven for 10 minutes.
Add sliced tomatoes to the pan. Roast until beans are crisp-tender and tomatoes are softened, for a further 4-6 minutes.
Remove roasted green beans with tomatoes from the oven. Transfer to a serving plate. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan. Serve hot.