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Roasted Potatoes With Green Beans

Roasted Baby Potatoes with Fresh Green Beans uses no special ingredients, any one, and any pantry can make them.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Author: Donya | asouthernsoul.com

Ingredients

Potatoes

  • 20-25 baby Yukon Gold Potatoes
  • 2 cloves of garlic - crushed
  • olive oil
  • course salt/fresh cracked pepper

Green Beans

  • 1/2 lb fresh young green beans washed and trimmed
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1-2 tablespoons olive oil

Instructions

Potatoes

  • Heat grill to medium high heat or oven to 400 degrees. 
  • Tear 2 large sheets of aluminum foil and make into double thickness. 
  • Place potatoes and garlic cloves down the center of the foil. 
  • Drizzle with olive oil. Generously sprinkle with salt and pepper. 
  • Seal up and place on center of grill. Cook for 20 minutes on 1 side and turn to cook for 15 minutes on the other side. Remove but keep sealed until ready to serve.

Green Beans

  • In a large pot, bring approximately 5 cups of water to a steady boil and season with salt. While doing do, prepare a "water bath" - a bowl with ice & water. This is what you'll put your greens beans in when they're finished cooking. This process is called blanching, cooking a vegetable part way so as to bring out peak flavor and color. 
  • Cook beans in boiling water for 7-8 minutes. 
  • Remove and put in water bath until cool. Drain.

The Big Finish!

  • Heat 3 tablespoons of butter with 1 to 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large pot. 
  • On med-high heat add green beans, bring up to heat (sauteing) and season with s/p. 
  • Gently mix in potatoes with garlic and any juices. Make sure green beans and potatoes are heated thoroughly - ENJOY!