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white dish of roasted green beans with lemon slices

Lemon Roasted Green Beans

Lemon Roasted Green Beans are simple to make, but SO big on flavor. With the perfect roasting technique and a few other special ingredients, this side dish favorite is memorable.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword aip, gaps diet, green beans, holiday, keto, lemon, paleo, roasted, side dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 40kcal
Author Megan
Cost $4


  • oven


  • 1 pound green beans , stem ends removed (or keep them on if you use baby green beans)
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil , extra virgin olive oil, melted coconut oil, bacon fat or preferred fat
  • 1 teaspoon Red Boat Fish Sauce or coconut aminos (for Vegan)
  • juice from half a lemon
  • lemon slices from remaining half a lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt


  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit with the rack in the middle of the oven. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Thoroughly towel dry the green beans. (No water ensures the best roasting.)
  • Place green beans on prepared baking sheet. Add fat of choice, fish sauce or coconut aminos and sea salt. Stir together well. Spread beans out to a single layer. Add lemon slices in any open spots.
  • Bake 20 minutes, or until green bean skins are wrinkled and brown in places. Remove from oven.
  • Sprinkle lemon juice over beans. Serve.


Serving: 1cup | Calcium: 168mg | Vitamin C: 55.4mg | Vitamin A: 3130IU | Sugar: 1.5g | Fiber: 3.7g | Calories: 40kcal | Saturated Fat: 2g | Fat: 3g | Protein: 2g | Carbohydrates: 4g | Iron: 4.7mg