green beans with breadcrumbs


Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 354kcal
Author: Tania Sheff
Succulent green beans topped with crunchy Parmesan bread crumbs.
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  • 1 lb. green beans, tips removed
  • salt
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil or butter, for greasing
  • to taste lemon juice, to sprinkle the dish

For the topping

  • 1 heaping cup day old bread, cubed
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese shavings
  • 1/4 cup walnuts or pecans
  • 1/4 cup olive oil or butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped


  • Place the beans in a large saucepan and cover with water. Add some salt and bring the beans to a boil, add some salt and cook for about 10 minutes until the beans get tender.
  • Preheat the oven to 350F.
  • Meanwhile, pulse all the topping ingredients in a food processor for 5-10 seconds.
  • Once cooked, drain the beans well and toss them with a bit of olive oil or butter.
  • Transfer the beans onto the baking dish, cover with breadcrumbs and bake for 15-20 minutes until the bread crumps turn golden brown.
  • Sprinkle with a generous amount of lemon juice before serving.




Calories: 354kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 11g | Monounsaturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 244mg | Potassium: 250mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 850IU | Vitamin C: 25.6mg | Calcium: 210mg | Iron: 1.3mg