By Mayo Clinic Staff

Dietitian's tip:

For more tender beans, blanch them in hot water for about 30 seconds before tossing with tomatoes and herbs.

Number of servings

Serves 4

Ingredients

  1. 2 cups green beans, cleaned and trimmed
  2. 1 cup cherry tomatoes (about 20)
  3. 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  4. 2 teaspoons olive oil
  5. 1 teaspoon dried basil
  6. 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  7. 1 teaspoon onion powder
  8. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  9. 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions

Heat oven to 400 F. Lightly grease a baking sheet.

In a medium bowl, combine the trimmed green beans, tomatoes, garlic, oil, basil, oregano, onion powder, salt and pepper; mix until beans are evenly coated with olive oil and seasoning.

Place the green beans on the baking sheet, making sure to spread out evenly. Roast in the oven for 10 to 15 minutes, stirring after 10 minutes.

Nutritional analysis per serving

Serving size :1/2 cup

  • Calories 59
  • Total fat 3 g
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Trans fat 0 g
  • Monounsaturated fat 2 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 132 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 9 g
  • Dietary fiber 3 g
  • Total sugars 4 g
  • Protein 2 g

Created by the executive wellness chef and registered dietitians at the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program.

May 13, 2016