Marinated Charred Green Beans

Grilling green beans before tossing them in the marinade softens them up, helping them to absorb more of the flavor. Serve them as is or toss into a green salad.

Marinated Charred Green Beans
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Active Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 3 tablespoons white-wine vinegar

  • 1 clove garlic, grated

  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh oregano

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground pepper

  • 12 ounces green beans, trimmed


  1. Preheat grill to medium-high.

  2. Whisk oil, vinegar, garlic, oregano, cumin, salt and pepper in a large bowl.

  3. Place beans in a grill basket. Grill, stirring occasionally, until slightly charred and tender, 10 to 12 minutes. Transfer to the bowl and toss to coat with the dressing. Let stand at room temperature for 10 minutes before serving.


Grill basket

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

125 Calories
11g Fat
7g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Serving Size about 1/2 cup
Calories 125
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 2g 4%
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Vitamin A 610IU 12%
Sodium 297mg 13%
Potassium 197mg 4%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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