Grilled Green Beans

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Never considered grilling green beans? It's a fantastic approach, kissing the vegetables with a little smoky char. Be sure not to skip the step of covering and letting the mixture stand; all steams to perfect doneness in that time. If you don't have a grill basket, grill on a large piece of heavy-duty foil.
Serves 6 (serving size: about 1 cup)


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3 large shallots or 1 small red onion, vertically sliced
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 pound green beans, trimmed
2 tablespoons canola oil
2 teaspoons lower-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 30 Minutes

1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

2. Place a grill basket on hot grill; preheat for 5 minutes.

3. Place shallots, garlic, and green beans in a large bowl. Drizzle with canola oil; toss well to coat. Arrange mixture in hot grill basket; cover grill, and cook 7 minutes or until beans are lightly charred, tossing occasionally. Place bean mixture in a large bowl; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Add soy sauce and remaining ingredients; toss to combine.

Created date

April 2014

Nutritional Information

Calories 84
Fat 5.6 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Monofat 3.3 g
Polyfat 1.7 g
Protein 2 g
Carbohydrate 8 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 149 mg
Calcium 30 mg