Green Beans with Feta and Olives Recipe

Flavorful and sharp feta cheese makes these plain green beans flavorful. Parboil the green beans the night before the meal, then sauté them just before serving.

Green Beans with Feta and Olives Recipe

How To Make Green Beans with Feta and Olives

Add some flavorful taste to your usual green beans with a touch of feta cheese and some olives.

Prep: 1 days
Cook: 25 mins
Total: 1 days 25 mins


  • salt
  • 1 ¼ lb green beans, trimmed and cut into 2-inch lengths
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp shallots, chopped
  • ½ cup black Mediterranean olives, such as Kalamata , pitted and coarsely chopped
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ cup feta cheese , crumbled


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil over high heat.
  2. Add green beans and cook uncovered until beans are crisp-tender, about 5 minutes.
  3. Drain and rinse under cold water.
  4. Drain well.
  5. The green beans can be prepared up to 1 day ahead.
  6. Pat with paper towels.
  7. Wrap in paper towels and store in self-sealing bags in refrigerator.


  • Sugar: 6g
  • :
  • Calcium: 156mg
  • Calories: 185kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 13g
  • Cholesterol: 17mg
  • Fat: 14g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 336mg
  • Protein: 6g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Sodium: 481mg
  • Vitamin A: 1124IU
  • Vitamin C: 18mg
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