Feta and Slow-Roasted Tomato Salad with French Green Beans Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Feta and Slow-Roasted Tomato Salad with French Green Beans Recipe
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Feta and Slow-Roasted Tomato Salad with French Green Beans

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"A lovely fresh salad to accompany hot lamb dishes or simply to serve as salad with a BBQ."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings

Directions

  1. Preheat an oven to 225 degrees F (110 degrees C).
  2. Slice the cherry tomatoes in half, and arrange them, cut sides up, on a baking sheet. Sprinkle them with salt, pepper, and the bay leaf; drizzle with 1/4 cup olive oil.
  3. Bake the tomatoes until they are shriveled and dry on the outside, but a little moist inside, about 2 hours.
  4. Toast the pine nuts in a small pan over medium-low heat, gently shaking the pan as they toast, until beginning brown and fragrant, 2 to 3 minutes; set aside.
  5. Bring a saucepan of water to a boil; cook the green beans in the boiling water until bright green but still crisp, about 3 minutes. Drain and rinse immediately with cold water.
  6. Combine the roasted tomatoes, toasted pine nuts, green beans, arugula, and basil in a salad bowl. Whisk together the red wine vinegar, mustard, garlic, honey, and 1/4 cup olive oil in a bowl, and pour the dressing over the salad. Stir in the crumbled feta cheese just before serving.
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  • PREP 17 mins
  • COOK 2 hrs 3 mins
  • READY IN 2 hrs 20 mins
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 28, 2009

I really enjoyed this. I've never loved arugula, but bought it on a whim at the farmer's market. I really liked it in this salad. I didn't have french green beans, so used regular. I tried to follow the recipe as close as possible, though, since no one else had reviewed it. I'd never roasted tomatoes - yum! This recipe was outside of the box for me, and I loved it!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
May 26, 2010

Not a big fan of this one - the only way i can describe the flavor is odd. Too much feta, the garlic is too strong.

 

21 Ratings

Mar 15, 2010

This salad is fantastic. I made it for our supper club last night and apparently I should have made more because there wasn't an ounce left over! I had to put roasted sunflower seeds instead of pine nuts because I couldn't find them anywhere. The dressing is delicious and all the flavors together are divine!

 
May 10, 2010

I took a twist on this one by grilling my green beans and tomatoes slow and low. It turned out great!

 
May 18, 2010

this was DELICIOUS! i ended up not using all 6 ounces of feta cheese, that may have been too much. Also, next time i would use a lot more cherry tomatoes, 12 was simply not enough! I cut up a leftover grilled chicken breast and mixed it into the salad, tasted GREAT with the "honey mustard" type dressing.. This salad fed 3 as a meal so could feed 6 as a side dish easily. Seriously all the flavors in this were AWESOME. you have GOT to make this!!

 
Feb 24, 2011

Okay, I didn't have green beans, didn't have feta. Made this with roasted asparagus and brie.....this was to die for! I can't imagine it could be more delicious with the green beans and feta....we were fighting over the left overs (teenage boys if that tells you how good this was). I grilled chicken marinated in this dressing and the whole thing was served warm. Will be making this again and again!

 
May 08, 2011

What a random collection of ingredients! They come together so well and the salad is just delightful. I found the dressing a bit thick so I added a T of water to it and cut the garlic to one clove. I added some chicken tenders seasoned with Italian seasoning and it made for a filling main dish. I took the advice of others and did a full pint of cherry tomatoes but the cook time was closer to 3 hrs. I am not sure the pine nuts were necessary as they got lost in the other ingredients. If you are looking for some crunch, you might need to choose a larger nut. I'll be making this again.

 
Mar 21, 2011

I was getting a little burnt out on salad, until this came along!!! Great flavor combo, and the dressing was wonderful. I cut back on the feta after reading the reviews, and added maybe 3oz which I think was a good call. Other then that, followed recipe as stated and loved it. Thank you Andypoc!!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 448 kcal
  • 22%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 11.9 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 38 mg
  • 13%
  • Fat
  • 40.9 g
  • 63%
  • Fiber
  • 4.1 g
  • 17%
  • Protein
  • 10.3 g
  • 21%
  • Sodium
  • 920 mg
  • 37%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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