Mediterranean Vegetable Medley
20 min
30 min


2 cups water

2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

1 tablespoon olive oil

1/2 cup pitted kalamata olives, cut in half

3/4 cup small cherry tomatoes, cut in half

2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh oregano leaves  

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese, if desired


 *Substitute 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Place water in 4-quart saucepan. Cover; cook over medium-high heat until water comes to a boil. Add green beans. Cover; continue cooking 4-6 minutes or until beans are crisply tender. Drain.

  2. STEP 2

    Add butter, oil and olives to green beans. Cook, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes. Add tomatoes, oregano, salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, 1 minute. Top with feta cheese, if desired. Serve immediately.

Tip #1

Sprinkling green beans with salty feta cheese adds great taste. Look for different varieties, such as feta flavored with garlic and herbs, sun-dried tomatoes or peppercorns.


10Fat (mg)
15Cholesterol (mg)
380Sodium (mg)
11Carbohydrates (g)
4Dietary Fiber
4Protein (g)


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