Roasted Green Beans with Parmesan are a healthy, satisfying, and fun side that even the kids love! With just a handful of ingredients, and requiring only a few minutes of hands-on time, this keto-friendly recipe is perfect when you need a fast meal without a lot of fuss. Who knew vegetables could be so addictively good?
Roasted Green Beans with Parmesan are an Easy Cheesy Side!
If you like easy sides that practically make themselves, you are going to fall in love with these Roasted Green Beans with Parmesan.
Aside from oil, salt, and pepper, there are just three ingredients making this a roasted veggie side that is PERFECT for busy weeknights.
It takes about 8 minutes to throw together - less if you pick up a bag of beans trimmed green beans. Make them as a side for Keto Chicken Cordon Blue or Keto Chicken Fried Steak, and you’ve got a delicious meal, even the carb lovers in the family will love.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are cooked green beans good for you?
Absolutely! Not only are they packed with fiber, but they are also a great source of vitamins A, C, and K. I one cup (100 grams) serving has 3.6 net carbs.
Can you use frozen or canned green beans?
While I have nothing against either, this is one case where fresh is best! Canned green beans just aren’t meant for roasting. If frozen is your only option, you can give it a try, but you can expect a bit of sacrifice when it comes to texture.
Can you reheat roasted green beans?
Yes! The microwave will do the trick, but this isn’t my first choice. I recumbent reheating them in the oven on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Or, for the crispiest green beans, heat them in your air fryer.
What goes with roasted green beans?
I love to serve green beans with a good marinated steak. Other great options include Chicken Fried Steak, Chicken Cordon Blue, or a simple Air Fryer Chicken. Really, they go with almost any protein!
Picking the Best Green Beans
As a general rule, thinner green beans will be sweeter and crisper than those that are thicker. When I am buying green beans that are loose in a bin, I like to snap one to make sure that they snap. Opt for beans with a bright green color that are firm.
Storing Green Beans
Green beans don’t last long at all in the refrigerator. I recommend buying them just a day or two before storing and keeping them in paper towels in an open produce bag. The exception to this are bagged green beans, which can last a bit longer.
Trimming Green Beans
Growing up, we always trimmed green beans by hand - one at a time. These days, I line them up so that the ends are even and cut the stems off with a knife.
Mix it Up
- Green beans and Parmesan cheese are a match made in heaven, but other cheeses will work here too. Goat cheese, feta, blue cheese, and Asiago are all good options.
- To jazz things up a bit, top this with crispy fried shallots or oven-roasted cherry tomatoes.
- For an extra crunch, top with chopped almonds.
How to Make Keto Green Beans with Parmesan
Full instructions with measurements and cooking temperature are in the recipe card below.
1 First, start by tossing the trimmed green beans with the oil and seasonings.
2 Next, arrange the green beans in a single layer on a parchment lined baking sheet and roast for 15 minutes.
3 Finally, sprinkle with the Parmesan and return to the oven to melt.
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Roasted Green Beans with Parmesan
- Baking Sheet
- 1 pound fresh green beans
- 2 tablespoons avocado oil
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 3/4 teaspoon sea salt
- 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
- 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Toss the green beans, avocado oil, salt, and pepper in a large bowl.
- Spread the beans on the prepared baking sheet. Cook for 15 minutes.
- Stir and sprinkle with Parmesan. Cook for an additional 5 to 15 minutes, to desired tenderness.