Roasted Green Beans with Beets and Walnuts


Nutrition Facts

Calories: 74 • Total Fat: 3g • Total Carbohydrate: 11g (Fiber: 5g • Sugars: 2g) • Protein: 3g (Vitamin A:  16% • Vitamin C: 40% • Folate: 18% • Manganese: 23%)

Nutritional Highlights

Low Calorie • Good Source of Omega 3’s • High Fiber • Gluten-Free • Vegan • Good for Healthy Skin, Eyes, Bone, Teeth • Good for Immunity • Metabolism Booster

This side dish is mostly carbohydrates and a little fat. Pair it with a meal composed mostly of protein to make it balanced and stabilize your blood sugar.

Dysphagia Level 3 – Soft – Omit walnuts. Cook according to recipe and serve as is.

Roasted Green Beans with Beets and Walnuts

Servings: 4

  • 1 lb fresh green beans, trimmed and cut in half
  • 1 medium beet, peeled and diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 lemon, juiced and zested
  • 2 tbsp walnuts, chopped
  • cooking spray
  1. Preheat oven to 425ºF.
  2. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil lightly coated with cooking spray.
  3. Lightly spray beets and green beans with cooking spray and toss with garlic, salt and pepper. Place on baking sheet and roast for 15 minutes. Stir and roast an additional 5 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, place walnuts in dry skillet over medium heat and lightly toast for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Remove green beans and beets from oven and toss with walnuts, lemon juice and zest.
  6. Serve warm.

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