Tasty cherry tomatoes and savoury feta cheese perk up green beans in this easy-to-prepare dish, all done in the oven and needing only a tiny bit of attention.

  • 2 cups/ 500 mL cherry tomatoes
  • ¼ cup/60 mL extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 lb/ 500g green beans, trimmed
  • 3 green onions (white and light green parts only) chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, sliced
  • ½ tsp/2 mL salt
  • ¼ cup/ 60 mL chopped fresh dill
  • ½ cup/ 125 mL cubed or crumbled feta cheese
  1. In an 8- to 12-cup (2 to 3 L) baking dish, mix tomatoes with oil.
  2. Roast in 450 degree F/ 230 degree C oven until lightly browned, 18-20 minutes.
  3. Remove from oven; reduce heat to 350 degree F/180 degree C
  4. Mix in beans, green onions, garlic and salt.
  5. Cover and bake until beans are tender, 30 to 40 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven; toss in dill.
  7. Sprinkle cheese over top.

Serve hot or at room temperature.

Makes 6 servings

Per serving: 2 fats and ½ protein

Adapted from Homemakers magazine.