Recipe

Green beans and peas with feta, olives and pine nuts

This delicious vegetable side dish of green beans and peas with feta, olives and pine nuts is fantastic served hot or cold. A fresh and tasty recipe that's sure to be a summer favourite

By Julie Le Clerc
  • 5 mins preparation
  • 5 mins cooking
  • Serves 8
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Ingredients

  • 100 gram feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts, toasted
  • 1/2 cup pitted black olives, halved
  • 1/4 cup torn fresh mint leaves
  • 500 gram green beans, trimmed
  • 300 gram frozen peas
  • 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

Method

  • 1
    Combine feta, pine nuts, olives and mint in a small bowl.
  • 2
    Cook beans and peas in boiling, salted water for 2 to 3 minutes, or until just tender. Drain well and place in a serving dish.
  • 3
    Drizzle vegetables with olive oil, season with salt and pepper and toss well. Scatter with feta, pine nut, olive and mint mixture and serve.

Notes

  • Pay close attention when toasting the pine nuts as they can burn very quickly. Take them off the heat just before they start to colour. - PER SERVE Energy 198kcal, 830kj • Protein 6.9g • Total Fat 15.8g • Saturated Fat 3g • Carbohydrate 5.2g • Fibre 4.5g • Sodium 229mg