Crispy Green Beans with Za’atar Toasted Hemp Hearts

Crispy Green Beans with Za’atar Toasted Hemp Hearts

Crispy Green Beans with za'atar, toasted hemp hearts, and almonds An easy to make, delicious, and aromatic side dish topped with the goodness of hemp hearts.

Recipe and photo credit to Aga / Green Kai
Instagram: @greenkai_


  • 250 g Green Beans
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • ¼ cup Sliced Almonds
  • ¼ cup Hemp Hearts
  • 2 tbsp Vegan Butter
  • ½ tbsp Za'atar
  • Lemon Wedges to serve


  1. Preheat the oven to 190’C.
  2. Wash green beans and tap them with a paper towel to dry.
  3. Place green beans onto a baking tray. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle salt. Toss until evenly coated.
  4. Roast for 20 minutes, toss halfway through the roasting time.
  5. 5 minutes before the end of the roasting time, in a large frying pan, place sliced almonds and hemp hearts and toast them until golden, stir frequently to avoid burning.
  6. Once toasted and fragrant, add vegan butter and za’atar. Mix well and turn off the heat.
  7. Remove the beans from the oven and add them to the frying pan. Toss until evenly coated.
  8. Serve immediately with freshly squeezed lemon juice.

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