Green Beans w/ Cranberries and Feta Cheese
2 lbs green beans, ends trimmed, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
6 T salted butter, diced into 1 T pieces
1 T minced garlic
1 cup walnuts, toasted and chopped
2/3 cup dried cranberries
4 tsp lemon juice
Salt to taste
2/3 cup crumbled feta
4 tsp lemon zest
Bring a pot of water to a boil. Blanch green beans 3 - 5 minutes until tender crisp.
Drain then immediately rinse under cold water. Drain well.
Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and sauté 1 minute. Add
in drained green beans and sauté 1 minute or until heated through.
Toss in walnuts, cranberries and lemon juice and season with salt to taste.
Sprinkle in feta and lemon zest. Serve warm.