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Healthy Provencal Green Beans

Susan Dopart
Here's a healthy tasty version of green beans that is great for an everyday dinner but works well to impress company.
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Prep Time 19 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine French
Servings 6 servings
Calories 89 kcal


  • Stockpot
  • Roasting pan
  • Saute pan


  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed
  • 5-10 cloves garlic
  • 2 cups heirloom, grape or cherry tomatoes
  • 1 large shallot
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil divded
  • 1 tbsp. Herbs de Provence
  • Salt and Pepper to Taste


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • In large stockpot bring water to a boil with a pinch of salt. Place green beans in pot and stir often. After 4-6 minutes or till green beans are al dente, drain in colander and run cold water over beans and then place ice-cubes on top. Beans should be blanched and bright green.
  • Line a roasting pan with tin foil and place garlic, shallots and tomatoes in pan. Coat with 1 tablespoon of oil and then toss with dry herbs, salt and pepper. Place in oven and occasionally turn mixture while roasting for 30- 40 minutes or until shallots and garlic are caramelized. Remove and set aside.
  • Place 1 tablespoon of olive oil in heavy sauté pan over medium heat. Place blanched green beans in pan and mix in with tongs the roasted items. Turn often until heated thoroughly.
  • Transfer to dish and server promptly.
  • The green beans and roasting can occur a day ahead and heated up prior to serving.


Calories: 89kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 2gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 9mgPotassium: 321mgFiber: 4gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 1029IUVitamin C: 18mgCalcium: 84mgIron: 4mg
Keyword Healthy Thanksgiving side, gluten-free provencal green beans, kosher green beans, clean eating, Thanksgiving recipe, gluten-free healthy Thanksgiving side dish
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