Roasted Green Beans with Hemp Seed Brittle


This roasted green beans with hemp seed brittle recipe is courtesy of Manitoba Harvest. It makes a great vegan side dish!

Special Diet Notes: Roasted Green Beans with Hemp Seed Brittle

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan, plant-based, and vegetarian.

Roasted Green Beans with Hemp Seed Brittle
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We simply love recipes that take so few ingredients yet sound so delicious. This was sent by Manitoba Harvest - makers of loads of great hemp seed products.
Serves: 4 servings
  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt, divided
  • ⅓ cup shelled hemp seeds (Hemp Hearts)
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup water
  1. Preheat your oven to 350ºF.
  2. Place green beans in a baking pan, toss with the olive oil and ¼ of the teaspoon salt.
  3. Place the hemp seeds on a separate baking sheet.
  4. Roast the hemp seeds and green beans for 10 minutes; set the hemp seeds aside.
  5. Cover the green beans with foil and roast them for an additional 30 minutes.
  6. While the green beans are roasting, make the brittle.
  7. Spray a sheet of foil with cooking spray and set aside.
  8. Place the sugar and ½ cup of water in a small saucepan, ensuring sugar is completely covered with water. Turn the heat to high and bring to a simmer. Let caramelize until deep, golden brown, watching constantly as this happens fairly quickly.
  9. Stir in the roasted hemp seeds, still warm from the oven.
  10. Spread this sticky brittle on prepared foil.
  11. Sprinkle with the remaining ¼ teaspoon salt and let cool.
  12. Combine the green beans and hemp seed brittle, then serve.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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