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Marinated Green Beans with Tomatoes, Olives and Feta Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mary Ann Little Kelly
Added: Saturday, June 6, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 lbs. fresh green beans, trimmed
1 1/2 tsp. salt, divided
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup olive oil
1 cup Kalamata olives, sliced
2 tomatoes, seeded and chopped
2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
1 Tbsp fresh oregano, finely chopped
1/4 tsp. pepper
2 (4 oz.) pkgs. crumbled Feta cheese
Garnish: Fresh oregano sprigs

Directions:
Directions:
Place beans in boiling water seasoned with 1 tsp. salt; cook 6 to 8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain. Plunge beans into ice water to stop the cooking process. Place in a shallow serving dish.
Cook garlic in hot oil in a skillet over medium heat 30 seconds or just until fragrant; remove from heat. Stir in olives, next 4 ingredients, and remaining 1/2 tsp. salt. Pour mixture over beans, tossing to coat.
Chill at least 3 hours or overnight. Sprinkle with feta cheese. Garnish, if desired.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 to 10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 min; cook 9 min; chill 3 hours

 

 

 

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