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Greek Bean Salad

Greek Bean Salad

This Greek Bean Salad blends the best of summer produce with the distinctive flavors of Greece, including olive oil, lemon and Feta cheese. 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Greek
Keyword Green Beans
Dish Type Side Dish
Diet and Health gluten-free, Healthy
Seasonal Fourth of July, Labor Day, summer
Ingredient Green Beans
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Created by Allie Ketcham

Ingredients

  • 1 lb green beans trimmed
  • 1 lb grape tomatoes halved
  • 1 large red onion thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup Feta cheese
  • juice from one lemon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup olive oi

Instructions

  1. Bring 2 cups of water to a boil.
  2. Add green beans and cook for five minutes.
  3. Drain the beans and quickly put in a large bowl of ice water for one minute.
  4. Drain.
  5. Mix tomatoes, onion, and feta with the green beans.
  6. Juice one lemon and add coarse salt. Let dissolve for a moment, stirring.
  7. Continue to stir as you add the olive oil in a steady stream. Mix well.
  8. Top salad with dressing and season with salt and pepper.