In the summer I boil green beans. In the winter, I roast them. Here, I add red pepper flakes and cumin. If I have some bacon fat on hand, I use that as the cooking fat, which adds another dimension.
Set an ovenproof frying pan over high heat, and add the oil, red pepper flakes, cumin seeds, and garlic. When the cumin and pepper flakes begin to sizzle, add the green beans and toss