Roasted Green Beans and Fresh Tomatoes
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Sometimes simple is best. Just a few seasonings accentuate the natural flavors of sweet tomatoes and roasted green beans.
olive oil cooking spray3 spray(s)
uncooked green snap beans4 cup(s), trimmed
grape tomatoes2 cup(s), or cherry tomatoes, cut in half (or quartered, if large)
basil¼ cup(s), fresh, cut into ribbons, divided
minced garlic2 tsp, or less to taste
table salt½ tsp, or more to taste
black pepper¼ tsp, freshly ground, or more to taste
- Preheat oven to 450ºF. Coat a large roasting pan with cooking spray.
- Place green beans in a single layer in prepared pan and coat with cooking spray. Roast until desired doneness, stirring once or twice, about 10 to 15 minutes.
- Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine tomatoes, 2 tablespoons of basil, garlic, salt and pepper; set aside.
- When green beans are finished, remove from oven and spoon tomato mixture into pan; toss thoroughly. Serve hot, room temperature or chilled, topped with remaining 2 tablespoons of basil. Yields about 1 cup per serving.