Roasted Grn Beans w/ Goat Cheese, Olives & Tomato

Tart vs. Sweet
This heavenly side dish contrasts sweet roasted green beans with tart cheese, olives, and tomatoes.

Serves 8


  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • Ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes, corsely chopped
  • 1/3 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and quartered lengthwise
  • 1 tablespoon fresh oregano, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup feta cheese, crumbled

Preparation: Preheat oven to 450F. Line a baking sheet with foil. Places beans on prepared baking sheet.
Drizzle the beans with olive oil and sprinkle with kosher salt and pepper; toss gently to coat. Spread the beans in an even layer. Roast for 10 minutes.
Stir beans. Roast about 15 – 20 minutes more or until beans are dark golden brown in spots and have started to shrivel.
In a large bowl combine dried tomatoes, pitted kalamata olives, fresh oregano and lemon juice. Add roasted green beans; toss gently to coat.

Notes: To serve, sprinkle with 1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese or feta cheese.