This versatile Green Bean Salad with Tomatoes & Feta Salad combines garden fresh herbs and veggies with the distinctive salty flavor of feta cheese. The salad takes less than 20 minutes to prepare, and makes for a great side or even works as a meal all by itself.
Green Bean Salad with Tomatoes & Feta
Tired of plain old garden salad with your meal? Tired of plain green beans as a side to your dinner? This Green Bean Salad with Tomatoes & Feta makes for a great side, or even works as a meal all by itself. This versatile salad combines garden fresh herbs and veggies with the delicious salty flavor of Feta cheese. As an added bonus, it takes less than 20 minutes to put together and can be enjoyed either warm or cold.
This recipe serves 4-6 people. It calls for 10 minutes of prep time and 7 minutes of cooking time. This salad can also be chilled and served cold.
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- large pot
- large glass bowls
- measuring cuos
- measuring spoons
- 1.5 lbs fresh green beans, tips removed and cut in half
- 1 cup feta cheese, crumbled
- 1 pint grape tomatoes, washed and cut in half
- 1 tbsp fresh basil leaves, finely chopped
- 1 tbsp fresh parsley leaves, finely chopped
- 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- 2 tbsp sherry vinegar
- sea salt and black pepper, to taste
Over high heat, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
Add the green beans to the pot and cook until crisp and tender, which takes approximately 3-4 minutes.
Drain the green beans and then transfer them to a large bowl of ice water to prevent further cooking.
Remove the green beans from the ice bath and pat them dry before adding them to a large glass or other non-reactive bowl.
Add the tomatoes, basil, parsley, olive oil, and vinegar to the bowl and toss to combine.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Gently fold in the crumbled feta cheese and serve immediately.