Vegetables and Sides

Lemony Green Bean Salad with Feta, Red Onion, and Marjora

Reprinted with permission from Food52. Photo by James Ransom for Food52


  • 1 pound green beans
  • 4 ounces feta cheese
  • 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 3-4 sprigs fresh marjoram or oregano, leaves stripped and roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lemon, juiced and zested
  • dash agave nectar (or sugar to taste)


  1. Bring a pot of salted water to boil. Throw in green beans for about 4 minutes or until al dente. Drain and rinse in cold water. 
  2. Blend together lemon juice, zest, olive oil and agave nectar. Combine beans and red onion, crumbled cheese, and marjoram. Toss with dressing. Chill until those lamp chops come off the grill.

Time Level Yield
30 Minutes  Easy  4 servings