Garlic Green Beans

  • Author: Alicia Calvo, MPH, RDN, CDCES, CEDRD
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes


A traditional Chinese dish that can go with any entrée!



116 oz. bag fresh green beans, trimmed and cleaned

1 tsp. garlic, crushed

1/8 tsp. red pepper flakes

1 Tbsp. olive oil

Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Line a sheet pan with foil and spray with olive oil spray.
  3. In a large bowl, toss green beans with garlic, red pepper flakes, olive oil, salt and pepper.  Adjust the amount of garlic and red pepper flakes depending on individual taste and tolerance.
  4. Roast for 10 minutes or until desired doneness.
  5. Serve with your favorite Asian entrée and enjoy.


Serves:  5

Serving size:  1/2 cup

Calories:  52

Grams carbohydrates:  5

Grams protein:  2

Grams fat:  3


Equivalents:  1 Vegetable and ½ Fat