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Easy Green Bean Salad Recipe with Feta

While this easy green bean salad recipe may be simple, it's packed full of flavor. Be sure to take a potluck hit to your next get together with this simple side dish.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword side dish, summer salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Cooling Time 15 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 154 kcal
Author Larisha Campbell


  • 1 lb fresh green beans, ends snipped
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter (use vegan butter if making vegan)
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup toasted sliced almonds (walnuts could be substituted)
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese (use vegan feta)


  1. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat.

  2. Add green beans and saute for 8 minutes, stirring frequently. Add salt and pepper to taste. 

  3. Remove from heat and put inside bowl. Let cool for 15 minutes. 

  4. In a small bowl, combine, lemon juice, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, and garlic powder. Stir together. 

  5. To bowl with green beans, add halved cherry tomatoes and thinly sliced red onions. Pour sauce combination over and stir gently, but well. 

  6. Taste test and add additional salt and pepper if necessary. 

  7. Add feta cheese and toasted almonds on top. 

  8. Serve warm or cold. 

Nutrition Facts
Easy Green Bean Salad Recipe with Feta
Amount Per Serving (0.5 cup)
Calories 154 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 116mg5%
Potassium 339mg10%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 810IU16%
Vitamin C 23.1mg28%
Calcium 101mg10%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.