Grilled Green Beans with Harissa

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By
@Celestina9000

We received about four pounds of green beans in our CSA box. Thanks to this recipe one quarter of my current green bean situation has been resolved. From foodrepublic.com


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Method:

Grill

Ingredients

1 lb
green beans, trimmed
2 Tbsp
safflower oil (or most any oil that can tolerate high heat)
1 Tbsp
red wine vinegar (white balsamic, apple cider vinegar will work as well)
1 stick
extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp
harissa, to taste (homemade is best!)
pinch
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Steam the green beans briefly-about 2-3 minutes. Set aside.
2
Meanwhile, preheat a grill or large grill pan to high.
3
Place the steamed green beans in a large prep bowl and toss with the vegetable oil. Using tongs, arrange the beans in a [single layer] on the grill and cook until lightly charred, about 3-5 minutes.
4
In a small, non-reactive prep bowl whisk together the vinegar, olive oil, harissa (to taste) and salt. Note: I added 2 teaspoons of harissa.
5
Arrange the grilled green beans on a serving platter.
6
Pour the vinaigrette over the green beans. Serve warm or at room temperature. A garnish of fresh parsley (or cilantro) and/or crispy shallots would not be out of place.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: African
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Vegan