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Roasted Green Beans in a bowl

Roasted Green Beans with Garlic

  • Author: Michelle Minnaar
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


Roasted green beans with garlic is an great choice as a side dish. It is simple and inexpensive to prepare and only takes a couple of minutes. You can easily jazz up the roasted green beans with garlic with additional spices or marinades. Serve with a fatty fish or heavier meats. Double up to serve as a main course.



  • 450g (1lb) green beans, washed
  • 30ml (2 tbsp) olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • salt and pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C / 425°F / gas mark 7. 
  2. Top and tail the beans.
  3. Line a baking tray with foil then place the beans on top, spreading them in an even layer.
  4. Drizzle the beans with oil then bake in the oven for 10 minutes.
  5. Remove the tray from the oven and sprinkle the garlic on top. Stir the beans to make sure all ingredients are evenly coated with oil.
  6. Place the tray back in the oven and cook for around another 3 minutes or until garlic is cooked. 
  7. Serve immediately with poached fish and new potatoes. 


  • When the garlic is heading for the oven, keep an keen eye on it because you don’t want it to burn!
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: French


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 100
  • Sugar: 1.6 g
  • Sodium: 7 mg
  • Fat: 7.3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 9 g
  • Fiber: 3.9 g
  • Protein: 2.2 g