Emily’s Crispy Oven Roasted Green Beans

A bunch of fresh green beans sitting on a cutting board

Recipe by Emily, Lakeshore’s Aquatics Coordinator


2 pounds fresh green beans, edges trimmed
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
Optional: 1 tsp garlic powder


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Toss green beans with olive oil, salt, pepper and garlic powder (if using) and spread them on a rimmed baking sheet. Line baking sheet with parchment paper for easy clean-up.
  3. Bake for 18-20 minutes, tossing halfway. Green beans are finished when they are slightly wrinkled looking.

Tip: This is a very easy recipe to personalize. Some recommended seasonings to try are onion powder, lemon juice, paprika, cayenne pepper, etc.