EASY SUMMER ENTERTAINING RECIPES
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Green Bean Salad with Feta Dressing
ACTIVE: 20 minutes TOTAL: 20 minutes
TO MAKE AHEAD: Refrigerate cooked beans (Step 1) for up to 1 day.
Briny feta, tangy buttermilk and fresh herbs combine in a yummy dressing for steamed
green beans in this healthy side dish recipe. Serve with grilled chicken, pork or steak for
an easy dinner.
11/2 pounds mixed green and yellow string beans, trimmed and cut into thirds
1/4 cup buttermilk
3 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill or 2 teaspoons dried
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1 scallion, cut into thirds
2 teaspoons cider vinegar
1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
1/3 cup halved and very thinly sliced red onion
1. Place a large bowl of ice water by the stove. Bring 1 inch of water to a boil in a large
saucepan fitted with a steamer basket. Add beans, cover and steam until tender-crisp, 3 to
4 minutes. Transfer the beans to the ice water to cool. Drain and pat dry.
2. Combine buttermilk, feta, mayonnaise, dill, parsley, scallion, vinegar, salt and pepper in
a mini food processor. Pulse until almost smooth.
3. Transfer the beans to a large bowl, add onion and the dressing; toss to coat.
Calories 91, Fat 5g (sat 1g, mono 1g), Cholesterol 7mg, Carbs 10g, Total sugars 3g (added
0g), Protein 3g, Fiber 4g, Sodium 192mg, Potassium 294mg.