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Sautéed Green Beans with Feta Cheese

Sara Garska
An easy recipe for sautéed green beans and onions cooked in olive oil and lightly seasoned. A sprinkling of feta cheese adds a little salty tang to this flavorful side dish!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 155 kcal


  • Large pan with lid


  • 1 pound green beans stems removed
  • 1 onion sliced thin
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 ounces feta cheese crumbled
  • 1 teaspoon dill


  • Wash and trim the green beans by cutting off the stem on the end.
  • Peel an onion, slice in half lengthwise and then slice each half into thin slices.
  • Heat butter and olive oil in a large skillet that has a lid.
  • When oil is heated add the sliced onions and green beans and give them a stir.
    fresh green beans and sliced onions in pan
  • Stir often as the green beans cook and the onions caramelize. You can cover the pan to help with the cooking.
  • Cook until beans are tender, and onions are browned. Allow for half an hour.
  • Once the green beans and onions are cooked crumble the feta cheese over the top. Cook an additional five minutes or until the feta is warm and soft.
  • Remove from heat and sprinkle dill weed on top if desired.


Calories: 155kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 4gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 27mgSodium: 250mgPotassium: 199mgFiber: 2gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 720IUVitamin C: 11mgCalcium: 127mgIron: 1mg
Keyword green beans, vegetables, vegetarian
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