Roasted Green Beans with White Onions and Pancetta

Try these roasted green beans and white onions, sprinkled with pancetta, for a tasty Italian flavoured side dish.

Roasted Green Beans with White Onions and Pancetta
Recipe type: Roasted Vegetables
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  • 115 g thinly sliced pancetta, chopped (or bacon slices)
  • 900 g fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 cup sliced white onion
  • 1½ tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  1. Pre-heat oven to 230°C. In 20 cm nonstick skillet, cook pancetta over medium-high heat until crisp. Drain on paper towels; set aside. Reserve drippings.
  2. In a 32 x 44 x 2.5 cm half-sheet pan, toss the green beans, white onion, olive oil, salt, pepper and reserved drippings.
  3. Roast uncovered for 15 - 20 minutes, stirring twice, or until beans are tender.
  4. Sprinkle with the pancetta and serve.

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