Green Beans with Feta and Pine Nuts

Crumbled tangy feta and crunchy pine nuts are tossed with green beans in a herby lemony dressing. The best part is you can make this in less than 15 minutes!

Green Beans with Feta and Pine Nuts

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Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 1  pound  green beans
  • ounces  feta, crumbled  (or substitute goat cheese)
  • 1/4  sweet onion, VERY thinly sliced
  • 3 -4  sprigs fresh marjoram, just the leaves, roughly chopped (you can also substitute oregano)
  • ¼  pine nuts, toasted¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • lemon, juiced and zested
  • drizzle of honey, to taste


  • Bring a pot of salted water to boil. Toss in the green beans and cook for about 4 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water. Whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest and honey.
  • In a bowl, combine beans, sweet onion, feta, marjoram and pine nutes. Toss with the dressing.
  • Try this with our Pork Tenderloin!
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