Preheat the oven up to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
Prepare the green beans. Wash it, dry and trim well. Put it in a jelly roll pan then sprinkle with olive oil.
Sprinkle with pepper and salt. If you want, you can use Mrs. Dash as a substitute.
Make sure the beans are coated evenly. Use your hands and spread the beans into 1 layer.
Roast the beans in the oven for 20 minutes and turn after 15 minutes. Wait until the beans are brown and even.
Serve hot with the crab cakes.