Roasting frozen green beans is a simple and flavorful way to add a little more green to your plate. With basic seasonings and a minute or two or prep work, you can have your green beans cooking in no time flat.
Baked frozen green beans
Frozen veggies are great money-savers and perfect for an easy veggie on the plate. You’re going to love learning how to roast frozen green beans because you’ll see them quickly become a top choice for your weeknight meals.
Frozen veggies have a special place in my heart and wallet. Finding already cut and washed produce at affordable prices and that won’t spoil before I find time to cook them, yes, please!
If you’re like me you probably have a few bags of broccoli, corn, or mixed veggies chilling out in your freezer for those fast weeknight dinners when you don’t feel like doing much.
While these green beans might take a little longer to cook, the results speak for themselves. Crisp and juicy green beans that are packed with flavor. Yum!
Ingredients needed for oven roasted green beans
- Frozen green beans
- Olive oil
- Onion powder
- Garlic powder
What you’ll need to make this recipe
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Tips for cooking frozen green beans
Because these greens start off frozen, they do take a little longer than fresh ones would cook. This is because of the excess moisture and chill factor, but you’ll notice that by the 15-minute mark they’re actually looking good!
In fact, you could be done at that point if they seem heated through, but the extra 15 minutes gives them a little firmer bite for those of us that like a crisper green bean.
You can modify the seasonings to your own liking, but I like this simple and basic combination because it’s perfect for pairing with practically anything.
FAQ’s about recipe for frozen green beans
Nope! No need to thaw first. Simply remove from freezer, toss in oil and seasonings and then bake. Super easy!
Yes, when you roast green beans using this oven-method, you’ll find that they turn out nice and crisp or even a bit caramelized depending on how well you stirred them around at the midway point.
Leftover green beans can be kept stored in an airtight container in the fridge for about 3-5 days. Simply reheat and eat when ready.
Adding seasonings really helps to bring out better flavor from every bean. For more flavor, you can add a squeeze of fresh lemon juice or even sprinkle some parmesan cheese on the green beans during the last few minutes of roasting. Yum!
How to make roasted frozen green beans
Preheat your oven to 425 degrees F and line a baking sheet with foil.
Toss together the olive oil and seasonings in a bowl.
Add in the frozen green beans and toss again to coat.
Lay the green beans out in an even layer on the baking sheet.
Bake for 15 minutes, stir them around and then bake for an additional 15 minutes.
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Oven Roasted Green Beans
- 12 oz bag frozen green beans
- 2 Tbsp olive oil
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp pepper
- 1/2 tsp onion powder
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- Preheat your oven to 425 degrees F and line a baking sheet with foil.
- In a bowl, toss together all of the seasonings and olive oil.
- Add in the frozen green beans, and then toss together until well coated.
- Spread green beans onto foil lined pan and bake for 15 minutes.
- Stir up the green beans on the pan so that they don't stick and then return to oven for another 15 minutes.
- Serve warm.