Grilled Haricot Vert French Green Beans with Slivered Almonds

Hi Everyone,

Woohoo!!!  It’s finally Friday!!  It’s been a long week and I am so happy the weekend is here.  What do you have planned for the weekend?  All I know is I want to hike and catch up on some food making for next week!!!

Today’s recipe is part two of last nights Chicken Shish Kabob’s.  This is a simple and wonderful side dish to accompany almost any meal.

I decided on making more summertime vegetables and paring it with a healthy carb to meet all of my nutritional dinner stats.  This dinner was super duper quick, super healthy and super delicious.

What you see here is grilled Haricot Vert French Green Beans that I picked up at Trader Joe’s.  To make these tasty beans I took a large piece of aluminum foil, placed the beans in the middle, added some garlic, salt, pepper, chili flakes and slivered almonds.  Gave a few squirts of I can’t Believe It’s Not Butter Spray; sealed up the foil to make a packet and popped it right on the grill, next to my Shish Kabobs.  The beans were done about the same time as my Kabobs

The beans were tender but not to soft and had a ton of flavor.  I decided that I needed a carb with my dinner and instead of a piece of bread, I decided to microwave some already cooked brown rice that I picked up in the freezer section of Trader Joe’s.  Dinner tasted fantastic!  Even my Husband told me my chicken was tender and that the beans were really good.  Wow, the man ate all of his vegetables again!!  I’m working on him!!!

Grilled Haricot Vert French Green Beans with Slivered Almonds
Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 3 Servings
  • Serving size: Approx. 1 cup
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Easy, healthy, grilled green beans with garlic and chili flakes.
  • 1½ cups haricot vert french green beans or regular green beans
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 6 squirts, Can't Believe it's Not Butter
  • dash salt & pepper
  • ½ tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 3 tbsp. slivered almonds
  • 1½ cups brown rice, cooked
  1. Preheat grill over low heat
  2. On a large piece of aluminum foil, add the beans and garlic. Spray with I Can't Believe it's Not Butter.
  3. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, pepper flakes and add the almonds. Mix well.
  4. Seal up the aluminum foil to make a packet. Place on grill and cook for about 5 to 7 minutes or until beans are slightly tender.
  5. Serve over rice
Calories per serving: 138.8, Fat: 3.8, Cholesterol: 0, Sodium: 51, Potassium: 167.6, Carbs: 22.6, Fiber: 3.4, Sugar: 2.3, Protein: 4.8

I can honestly say that I was pretty pleased with my dinner.  It was tasty, healthy and very quick to make.  I love it!!!!

I’m pretty stoked tonight, my Husband went to a car show and he won’t be home for a few hours, which means I can make some noise!  No, I’m not having a party, but making some peanut butter!!!  Yummy!!  I like to make it but the food processor makes so much noise that my Husband gets irritated with me because he can’t hear the tv.  Men!!!  🙂

So my Friends have a great Friday and a lovely weekend!!!



  1. I love it. I shared it on Twitter and StumbleUpon. Have a great day.
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  2. Can you suggest a protein to serve alongside? Thanks!

  3. Oh I wish I had grown beans this year!

  4. Our beans are looking like death 🙁 I wish we had some. Tomatoes we definitely have. This looks just wonderful

  5. Looks like a wonderful, healthy dinner!

  6. Looks like the perfect meal to me!!

  7. Thank you so much! It tasted great! When I first read the article I was confused by what ‘Can’t Believe it’s Not Butter’ meant. Eventually, I googled it and to my surprise it’s something you can eat. I thought you were joking or something. Six squirts of what!!

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