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Grilled Baby Carrots and Green Beans

grilled baby carrots and green beans Side
Grilled Baby Carrots and Green Beans
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 4

Fire up the grill! A garlic-pepper spice blend jump-starts the flavor in this great veggie combo. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
cup ready-to-eat baby-cut carrots, cut in half lengthwise
8
oz fresh green beans, ends trimmed
Cooking spray
1
teaspoon olive, canola or soybean oil
1/2
teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
1/2
teaspoon dried Mexican oregano leaves
1/2
teaspoon garlic-pepper blend
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
medium red onion, cut into 1/2-inch wedges
1
tablespoon parsley, fresh and finely chopped, as garnish

Directions

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  • 1
    Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, place carrots and beans. Spray vegetables with cooking spray; toss to coat. Add remaining ingredients except onion and parsley; toss to coat. Place vegetables in grill basket (grill “wok”).
  • 2
    Place grill basket on grill rack over medium heat. Cover grill; cook vegetables 10 minutes. Place onion in same medium bowl. Spray onion with cooking spray; toss to coat.
  • 3
    Add onion to grill basket. Cover grill; cook 8 to 10 minutes longer, shaking basket or stirring vegetables occasionally, until vegetables are crisp-tender. Garnish with parsley.

Expert Tips

  • Onions supply the mineral chromium, which helps with carbohydrate metabolism. Preliminary research suggests that people with diabetes may need a bit more chromium than others do.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
60
Calories from Fat
15
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1 1/2g
3%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
170mg
7%
Potassium
250mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
4g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
110%
110%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • Fire up the grill! A garlic-pepper spice blend jump-starts the flavor in this great veggie combo.
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