Green Bean Salad with Feta and Mint

Green Bean Salad with Feta and Mint
Green Bean Salad with Feta and Mint
Feta, red onion, and mint are a classic combination; tossed with snappy green beans they make a salad of surprising complexity.Maxime Iattoni

Feta, red onion, and mint are a classic combination; tossed with snappy green beans they make a salad of surprising complexity, at home both as a light main course or an effortless side dish.

Green Bean Salad with Feta and Mint
Feta, red onion, and mint are a classic combination; tossed into a snappy green bean salad they make an easy side dish with surprising complexity.
Yield: serves 4-6

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 lb. green beans, trimmed
  • 8 oz. feta, cut into 1/2" cubes
  • 12 cup mint leaves, roughly chopped
  • 12 small red onion, thinly sliced

Instructions

  1. Whisk together vinegar, oil, garlic, salt and pepper in a large bowl; set aside. Bring a 6-qt. saucepan of salted water to a boil; add beans and cook until tender, about 3–4 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer to a bowl of ice water. Drain and toss with vinaigrette, feta, mint, and onion.