Roasted Radishes and Green Beans with Toasted Sesame Seeds

Total Time
43 min
18 min
25 min
Roasting radishes tames their spicy flavor, making them more appealing to picky vegetable eaters.


cooking spray

2 spray(s)

uncooked string beans

½ pound(s), ends trimmed, halved crosswise

fresh radish(es)

8 large, quartered lengthwise (1/2 lb)

extra virgin olive oil

1 tsp

kosher salt

¼ tsp

soy sauce

1 tsp

fresh lime juice

1 tsp

dark sesame oil

1 tsp

uncooked scallion(s)

1 medium, thinly sliced

sesame seeds

1 Tbsp, toasted


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with nonstick foil or regular foil coated with cooking spray, or coat pan with cooking spray.
  2. Place string beans and radishes on prepared pan; drizzle with olive oil and toss to coat. Sprinkle with salt and toss to coat; spread into an even layer.
  3. Roast 10 minutes; remove from oven and toss. Roast until tender and light golden in spots, 5 minutes more.
  4. Meanwhile, combine soy sauce, lime juice and sesame oil in a small cup. Put roasted vegetables into a serving bowl; drizzle with soy mixture and toss to coat. Sprinkle with scallion and sesame seeds; serve.
  5. Serving size: 1 c


This recipe is also great with baby kale leaves instead of green beans. Use 3 bunches, cut in half.

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