Garden-Fresh Green Bean Salad

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Garden-Fresh Green Bean Salad

I made this Salad to go alongside baked Salmon tonight.

This recipe is a Food Network recipe that receives 5 stars. I changed it up a bit to make it a little healthier, and it is AMAZING!!!

Your family will lick their plates!

Garden-Fresh Green Bean Salad Recipe

Makes 6 servings


  • 1 pound French or regular FRESH green beans, ends trimmed
  • 1/3 cup feta cheese crumbles (optional)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
  • 1/4 of a red onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds (optional)
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive, or avocado oil
  • 2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Sea salt to taste


Boil a large stock pot of lightly sea salted water. Add the green beans and boil until tender crisp, 2 minutes. Immediately place beans in ice water bath. Drain well, pat dry and place the beans in a large mixing bowl.

Combine with the feta cheese (if using), tomatoes and red onions.

Toast the almonds in a small skillet, 2 minutes.

Whisk the olive oil, red wine vinegar, basil, garlic and a little salt and pepper.

Pour the dressing over the green beans and sprinkle with almonds.

Let marinate in the refrigerator for about 1 hour before serving cold.



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