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Grilled Green Bean with Lemon

Grilled Green Beans with Grilled Lemon

Grilling green beans makes for an easy side to make on the grill. Add grilled lemon for an added twist of flavor.
Keyword green beans, grilled green beans, grilled lemon, side ideas for the grill
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 6 people
Cost $10


  • Optional: Vegetable Grilling Tray


  • 1 pound green beans, stems removed and rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon coarse ground pepper
  • 1 lemon halved
  • 1 teaspoon Maldon finishing salt


  • Prepare grill for direct cooking using lump charcoal. Or for a gas grill, prepare two burners at medium high heat.
  • On a large sheet tray, lay out green beans and coat in olive oil, kosher salt, and pepper. Toss.
  • Place green beans perpendicular to grate over direct heat for 5 to 6 minutes or until a slight char and then flip. Cook over direct heat another 3 - 5 minutes and remove.
  • At the same time as green beans, place the two halves of lemon flesh side down over the direct heat and grill for 10 minutes or until slightly charred.
  • Squeeze the lemon over the green beans, and the finishing salt. Toss and then serve with your favorite dish.