Greek Green Beans

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


5 servings

Updated: Dec. 19, 2023
In an effort to eat healthier, I'm trying to serve more vegetables," relates Kathy Armstrong of Post Falls, Idaho. "So I substituted green beans for the pasta in one of my favorite Greek dishes. It's even better than the original.


  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh green beans, cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese


  1. In a microwave-safe dish, combine the beans, oil, garlic and salt. Cover and microwave on high for 5-7 minutes or until tender, stirring twice. Stir in cheese. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 107 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 285mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 5g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 fat.