Oven Roasted Green Beans - Recipe updated March 2008
your oven to 450°F
1 pound green beans, stem ends snapped off
1 tablespoon olive oil
salt and ground black pepper
Adjust the oven rack to the middle position. Line baking sheet with aluminum foil. Spread beans on baking sheet. Drizzle with oil and use hands to toss green beans to coat the evenly with the oil. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt, toss to coat. Distribute in one even layer. Roast 10 minutes.
Remove baking sheet and redistributed beans. Put back in oven and continue baking 10-12 minutes until the beans are dark golden brown in spots and have started to shrivel.
Adjust seasonings with salt and pepper.
Cooks Illustrated: Wrinkles aren't always a sign of overzealous
cooking. For roasted green beans shriveled exteriors indicate a successful transformation
from bland and stringy to tender and flavorful.