Thanksgiving Green Bean Salad Recipe

Aunt Diane's Green Beans with Feta and Pecans

A simple green bean side dish for thanksgiving or any occasion.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, vegetarian
Servings 8 -10 servings as a side dish

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/2 lbs green beans, ends removed and cut in half
  • 1 cup red onion, diced
  • 1 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped and toasted
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper

Instructions
 

  • Break the end of the green beans and cut them all in half. Cook them in boiling water for 4 minutes, drain and immerse them in ice cold water to stop the cooking and keep them slightly crisp. Drain the water and pat the beans dry with a paper towel.
  • Whisk together the olive oil, vinegar dill, garlic, salt and pepper and toss with the beans in a large bowl. Add in three fourths of the feta, red onion, and pecans and toss. Then top with remaining onion, feta and pecans.
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