Basic Roasted Green Beans
- 1 lb. green beans, stem ends trimmed
- Freshly ground black pepper
- 1 to 3 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil
- ½ tsp. kosher salt; more to taste
- Fresh lemon juice (optional)
Position a rack in the center of the oven and heat the oven to 475° F. Line a heavy-duty rimmed baking sheet with parchment. In a medium bowl, toss the green beans with enough of the olive oil to coat generously, the salt, and a few grinds of pepper. Turn the beans out onto the baking sheet and ...