Green Bean, Walnut, and Feta Salad

(from Lucianolinda’s recipe box)

Source: Southern Living mag.- 1996 Hall of Fame

Serves 8 people

Categories: Salad- slaw- salad dressing


  • 2 lb. fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 small purple onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 (4 oz.) pkg. crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts or pecans, toasted
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh dill
  • 1/2 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper


  1. Cut green beans into thirds, and arrange in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover and steam 15 minutes or until crisp-tender. Immediately plunge into cold water to stop the cooking process; drain and pat dry.
  2. Toss together green beans, onion, cheese, and walnuts in a large bowl. Cover and chill 1 hour.
  3. Whisk together olive oil and next 5 ingredients; cover and chill 1 hour.
  4. Pour vinaigrette over green bean mixture, and chill 1 hour; toss just before serving.

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