Green Bean Salad with Feta Cheese


This green bean salad is a summer salad or side dish idea.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 servings


  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

  • 1 pound condensed beef consommé

  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese

  • ½ cup thinly sliced red onion

  • cup dried cranberries

  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

  • ½ cup balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Place walnuts on a baking sheet.

  2. Bake in preheated oven until toasted, 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool, about 10 minutes.

  3. While walnuts cool, bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add green beans and cook, 5 to 7 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water; drain again.

  4. Transfer green beans and walnuts to a mixing bowl and add feta, red onion, cranberries, salt, and pepper; gently toss together. Add balsamic dressing to serve.

Cook's Note:

You can use pine nuts instead of walnuts.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

345 Calories
26g Fat
25g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 345
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 33%
Saturated Fat 7g 34%
Cholesterol 28mg 9%
Sodium 710mg 31%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 6g 20%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 20mg 101%
Calcium 217mg 17%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 353mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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