Green Bean Salad with Pine Nuts and Feta

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      20 min

Appears in
The French Kitchen: A Cookbook

By Joanne Harris and Fran Warde

Published 2002

  • About

This is a cheerful, easy-to-make salad – Haricots en Fête – which my vegetarian husband can eat as a main course without feeling too left out.


  • 400 g green beans, topped and tailed
  • 50 g pine nuts
  • 200


Plunge the beans into a pan of boiling water, cook for 2 minutes, then drain and refresh in cold water until the beans are cold. Drain and dry them and place in a large salad bowl.

Cook the pine nuts in a non-stick pan over a medium heat until golden all over. Be warned: nothing seems to happen for a while then all of a sudden the pine nuts will colour very quickly. Add the pine nuts to