Green Bean and Feta Salad Recipe -
Green Bean and Feta Salad Recipe
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Green Bean and Feta Salad

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"A tasty salad using fresh green beans and feta cheese in a tangy dressing."

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Original recipe makes 4 to 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    30 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins

    4 hrs 35 mins


  1. Thinly slice the onion and place into a colander over the sink. Add the cleaned green beans to a large pot of boiling water and boil until crisp tender (about 4 minutes). When the beans are done, drain the water into the colander to slightly cook the onions. Immediately rinse all in cold water to stop the cooking process.
  2. For the dressing: In a large bowl, whisk together the garlic, rice wine vinegar, cider vinegar, oil, sugar, salt, pepper, hot sauce and Worcestershire sauce. Add beans, onions and cheese and stir until combined. Place in a nonreactive container and refrigerate for at least 4 hours. Enjoy!
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 09, 2005

Absolutey amazing! I did make a slight modification though. I used 1/4 C ea. red wine vinegar, balsamic vinegar, and cider vinegar. I just eyeballed the amount of oil, but I know I didnt use 1/3 of a cup, thats too much. I probably went a little heavier on the garlic and feta too. I just put my onions in fresh, not with the hot water over them. Going to try with red onions next time. Ive made this twice in the past week and it doesn't stay around long!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 15, 2005

I loved the flavors and would make it again but you do need to cut the dressing in half and it is a good idea to drain excess the next day if you have any left over. The next day the flavors are even better.

Jan 22, 2003

A good salad, but I must say the dressing is very strong and pungent. Have mints handy!!

Sep 03, 2005

Very good. I leave the beans whole and omit the feta. We eat the beans like french fries next to a sandwich or burger. Dressing is tasty. There was a good bit of dressing left over and I reused it on another batch that were just as good. Have also substitued balsamic vinegar for the apple cider vinegar with positive results. My new favorite way to eat green beans.

Aug 06, 2005

I was surprised at how well this salad came out. The only thing is that the beans kinda turned yellowish after they sat in the dressing (the photo was taken right after dressing was poured on top).

Jan 22, 2003

I cut the oil measurement in half and used half balsamic vinegar -- it got rave reviews from everyone. Is quick, easy and gets better the next day.

May 12, 2003

Liked the flavor. My husband thought it was a four star dish but plans to revisit it in the morning and thinks it will become a 5-star after the flavors meld more. Didn't have any dressing problems and followed the recipe exactly; used a 16-ounce bag of frozen green beans and added a little bit more feta so maybe the feta absorbed some of the dressing.

Jul 24, 2007

My good friend made this with our dinner last night -- it was SO yummy! He used olive oil instead of canola and added grape tomatoes. I will definitely make this.


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  • Calories
  • 259 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 15.8 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Fat
  • 19.9 g
  • 31%
  • Fiber
  • 5 g
  • 20%
  • Protein
  • 6 g
  • 12%
  • Sodium
  • 618 mg
  • 25%

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

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