Briny feta, tangy buttermilk and fresh herbs combine in a yummy dressing for steamed green beans in this healthy side dish recipe. Serve with grilled chicken, pork or steak for an easy dinner. Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2016

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  • Place a large bowl of ice water by the stove. Bring 1 inch of water to a boil in a large saucepan fitted with a steamer basket. Add beans, cover and steam until tender-crisp, 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer the beans to the ice water to cool. Drain and pat dry.

  • Combine buttermilk, feta, mayonnaise, dill, parsley, scallion, vinegar, salt and pepper in a mini food processor. Pulse until almost smooth.

  • Transfer the beans to a large bowl, add onion and the dressing; toss to coat.


Make Ahead Tip: Refrigerate cooked beans (Step 1) for up to 1 day.

Nutrition Facts

91 calories; 4.9 g total fat; 1.4 g saturated fat; 7 mg cholesterol; 192 mg sodium. 294 mg potassium; 10.4 g carbohydrates; 3.8 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 3.3 g protein; 607 IU vitamin a iu; 14 mg vitamin c; 44 mcg folate; 91 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 28 mg magnesium;

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This recipe is so fresh and yummy, it's one of your favorite side dishes! Read More