Roasted Green Beans with Pancetta

Looking for a tasty Italian side dish? The check out these roasted green beans sprinkled with pancetta.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

4
oz thinly sliced pancetta, chopped
2
lb fresh green beans, trimmed
1
cup sliced sweet onion
2
tablespoons olive oil
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon freshly ground pepper

  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. In 8-inch nonstick skillet, cook pancetta over medium-high heat until crisp. Drain on paper towels; set aside. Reserve drippings.
  • 2 In 18x13-inch half-sheet pan, toss green beans, onion, oil, salt, pepper and reserved drippings.
  • 3 Roast uncovered 15 to 20 minutes, stirring twice, or until beans are tender. Sprinkle with pancetta.

Expert Tips

Called “Italian bacon,” pancetta is cured with salt and spices but not traditionally smoked. It comes in a sausage-like roll and is used commonly in Italian cooking. Substitute bacon, if desired.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
67
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Sodium
214mg
214%;
Total Carbohydrate
5g
5%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Vegetable; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.