Oven Roasted Green Beans and Potatoes

Oven roasted green beans and potatoes are the perfect side dish with any meal! Prep this veggie dish in less than 10 minutes with a few ingredients.

Roasted green beans and potatoes on a white plate ready for serving.

Easy veggie side dishes are my go-to for everything from weeknight meals to holiday dinners. Combing vegetables with olive oil and simple seasonings creates a flavorful dish anytime.

Soft and tender potatoes combine with crisp tender green beans to create a delicious, simple dish.

Serve the baked green beans and potatoes with bbq boneless chicken thighs, cast iron chicken thighs, cast iron flank steak, cast iron salmon, pan seared shrimp and more.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • It combines two delicious veggies everyone loves.
  • Simple ingredients yield delicious flavor.
  • Only 10 minutes of prep work is needed.
  • You can serve this dish for an easy weeknight meal or holiday dinner.

Ingredients

The best recipes come together with only a few ingredients. This vegetable side dish comes together with a few simple seasonings.

All of the ingredients for roasted green beans and potatoes on a white countertop.
  • Baby Potatoes: Yukon gold baby potatoes or red potatoes are preferred for this recipe. Or you can substitute with another waxy potato.
  • Green Beans: Use fresh green beans for the best flavor. If they are in season, the flavor is even better.
  • Garlic: Use fresh garlic for the best flavor.
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil: You can substitute with avocado oil, if desired.
  • Seasonings: You will need Italian seasoning, salt and pepper for this recipe. You can substitute the Italian seasoning with dried oregano, dried thyme or dried rosemary (or a combination of fresh herbs.)

How to Make Roasted Green Beans and Potatoes

This recipe comes together in two parts – roasted potatoes and roasted green beans.

Potatoes mixed in a bowl with olive oil, black pepper, salt and Italian seasoning then spread on a baking sheet for roasting.
  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. Prepare the potatoes: In a large mixing bowl, toss the sliced baby potatoes together with 2 tablespoons olive oil, Italian seasoning, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon black pepper. When everything is well coated, transfer to the prepared baking sheet.
  3. Roast the potatoes for 25 minutes.
Green beans in a bowl with olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper. Then the green beans are added to a baking sheet with the potatoes for roasting.
  1. Prepare the green beans: When the potatoes are roasting, add the beans to the same mixing bowl. Drizzle the remaining olive oil on top, then add the garlic, salt and pepper, tossing everything to coat.
  2. Toss the potatoes and green beans: When the timer goes off, remove the baking sheet with the potatoes from the oven and place the green beans on top fo them. Use tongs to toss the beans and potatoes together, spreading everything in an even layer.
  3. Bake everything together: Return the baking sheet to the oven. Continue to roast another 15 to 20 minutes until the potatoes are cooked through and the beans are tender-crisp.
A sheet pan with roasted green beans and potatoes sitting on a white countertop after coming out of the oven.

Expert Tips

  • Slice the potatoes into even-sized pieces. This ensures that the potatoes cook evenly.
  • Prep ahead: Wash, dry and cut the vegetables in advance to save prep time. You can also meal prep the entire recipe in advance and enjoy it as a topping for salads or side dish with protein.
  • Add fresh lemon flavor. Add fresh lemon zest to the seasoning for a kick of citrus flavor.
  • Add Parmesan cheese! You can sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese on the vegetables during the last 5 minutes of baking for more flavor.

Storage

Store leftover baked green beans and potatoes in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in a pan on the stove top or on a baking sheet in the oven.

Oven roasted green beans and potatoes on a oval round plate ready for serving.

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Oven roasted green beans and potatoes on a oval round plate ready for serving.

Oven Roasted Green Beans and Potatoes

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
The combination of crispy green beans with tender potatoes creates a delicious side dish!
5 from 5 votes

Ingredients 

  • 1 1/2 pounds baby potatoes, cut in half
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper, divided
  • 1 pound French green beans, trimmed
  • 3 to 4 garlic cloves, minced

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Toss the halved baby potatoes together with 2 tablespoons olive oil, Italian seasoning, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper in a large mixing bowl until well coated. Transfer the potatoes to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, spreading them in an even layer. Roast for 25 minutes.
  • While the potatoes are roasting, add the beans to the same mixing bowl. Drizzle on the remaining olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper, tossing to coat.
  • When the potato timer goes off, remove the baking sheet from the oven and place the green beans on top of them. Use tongs to toss the beans and potatoes together, spread everything in an even layer, and return the sheet to the oven. Continue to roast for another 15 to 20 minutes until the potatoes are cooked through and the beans are tender-crisp.

Notes

Storage: Store leftovers in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 166kcal, Carbohydrates: 26g, Protein: 4g, Fat: 6g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 4g, Sodium: 399mg, Potassium: 652mg, Fiber: 5g, Sugar: 3g, Vitamin A: 532IU, Vitamin C: 32mg, Calcium: 52mg, Iron: 2mg
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Author: Ashley C.
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2 comments on “Oven Roasted Green Beans and Potatoes”

  1. Easy and delicious! This was a perfect side to go along with roast chicken.

  2. Love this side dish. It contains two of my favorites and is so easy to make!

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