Green Beans with Roasted Grape Tomatoes

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 35 min.


10 servings

Updated: Oct. 02, 2022
You’ll have a healthy red and green holiday with this full-flavored side dish. Bright, roasted tomatoes top crisp-tender beans with sweetness. Grated cheese adds protein and taste.—Michaela Rosenthal, Woodland Hills, CA


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 2 pints grape tomatoes
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery salt
  • Dash white pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons grated Romano or Parmesan cheese


  1. In a small bowl, combine oil and lemon zest. Place tomatoes in a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan; drizzle with oil mixture. Sprinkle with celery salt and pepper; toss to coat. Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until very tender, stirring once.
  2. Meanwhile, place beans in a steamer basket; place in a saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 7-8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Transfer to a serving plate.
  3. Place tomatoes over beans; sprinkle with cheese. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 45 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 72mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable.