Roasted Green Beans with Roasted Garlic Aioli

Frozen green beans are roasted then served with a smooth garlic sauce for an upscale twist on veggies and dip.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 24

Ingredients

Aioli

1
medium head garlic
1
teaspoon olive or vegetable oil
1/2
teaspoon coarse sea salt
2/3
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing

Green Beans

2
bags (12 oz each) fresh whole green beans
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
teaspoon coarse sea salt
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Cut crosswise slice from top of garlic head, removing tops of cloves (discard top). Place garlic head on 7-inch square sheet of foil. Drizzle 1 teaspoon oil over cut cloves; sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon of the salt; wrap foil around garlic.
  • 2 Roast garlic 35 to 40 minutes or until garlic is soft and golden brown. Cool 10 minutes or until cool enough to handle.
  • 3 Squeeze roasted cloves from skins. Place each clove in garlic press; press garlic into small bowl. Add mayonnaise and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt; mix thoroughly. Cover; refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • 4 Place green beans in ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan. Drizzle 1 tablespoon oil over beans; toss lightly to coat. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon of the salt.
  • 5 Roast beans 12 to 15 minutes, stirring halfway through roasting time, until lightly browned. Transfer beans to serving platter. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt. Serve beans hot or cold with aioli and small tongs.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    60
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    180mg
    180%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    3g
    3%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    0g
    0%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    0
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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