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green beans and leeks

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Recipe by
Salt Life, FL

Tired of those green bean casseroles. These beans are amazing and bring a whole new flavor that will stir up your taste buds. If you are not a green bean lover these green beans will definately change your mind. The olive oil infused with the leeks becomes a savory coating over the beans, and the dill weed just adds to the flavor. Topping it off with feta cheese takes these beans to the top of the chart. Set your holiday table with Green Beans and Leeks.

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For green beans and leeks

  • 4
    leeks cleaned and trimmed
  • 1/3 c
    dill weed chopped fine
  • 3/4 lb
    green beens trimmed at both ends
  • splash of olive oil
  • sea salt
  • 1/4 c
    feta cheese crumbled

How To Make green beans and leeks

  • 1
    Slice the leek lenghtwise and chop into 1/2 inch pieces. Cut the green beans into 1 inch segments.
  • 2
    In a large skillet over medium high heat add a splash of olive oil enough to coat the bottom of the skillet.
  • 3
    Add the salt and the pieces of leek and stir until they are golden and crisp. Stirring often for about 8 minutes
  • 4
    Stir in the dill so that it is distributed and then the green beans and cook for a few minutes. Green beans will brighten up.
  • 5
    Serve immediately with feta cheese on top.

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