Roasted Green Beans with Parmesan Cheese

Roasted Green Beans with Parmesan Cheese
Recipe type: Side Dish

  • 1½ lb. green beans, stems snapped off
  • 2 Tbsp. Driftless sunflower oil or olive oil
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Zest & juice of 1 small lemon
  • ¼ c. Parmesan, grated

  1. Heat a large sheet pan in 450 degree oven.
  2. Toss beans in oil, salt, & pepper.
  3. When oven is up to temp, slide the oiled beans on the super-hot pan (Sizzle! Spat!) & roast for about 5-7 minutes, until beans are starting to caramelize on the outside. Immediately stir in garlic & lemon zest.
  4. Then sprinkle with fresh lemon juice & Parmesan right before serving.


Lemon Roasted Summer Veggies

Lemon Roasted Summer Veggies
Recipe type: Main Dish

  • 4 cups vegetables, cut into large bite sized pieces (broccoli, cauliflower, fennel bulbs, zucchini, summer squash, etc.)
  • 4 garlic scapes, coarsely chopped
  • Juice & zest of 1 lemon
  • 3 Tbsp. olive or sunflower oil
  • fresh rosemary or thyme (optional)
  • ¼ c. grated parmesan
  • ½ c. parsley, chopped
  • salt & pepper to taste

  1. Pre-heat oven to 450 degrees. Toss vegetables, scapes, lemon juice & zest, oil, rosemary/thyme (if using), salt & pepper & pour into an 8×11 baking dish.
  2. Roast uncovered for 20-25 minutes, stirring a couple of times, until vegetables are just starting to brown.
  3. Remove from oven & sprinkle with parmesan & parsley.
  4. Serve immediately.