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Fresh Green Beans, Fennel, and Feta Cheese

From Green Fork Farmers Market

<p><span class="caps">INGREDIENTS</span>:<br /> 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed<br /> 1 fennel bulb, cut into thin slices<br /> 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil<br /> 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves<br /> salt and pepper to taste<br /> 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese</p> <p><span class="caps">DIRECTIONS</span>:<br /> 1. Fill a saucepan half full with water and bring to a boil. Add the green beans and fennel slices; cook until just beginning to become tender, about 4 minutes. Pour into a colander to drain and run under cold water to stop the cooking process.<br /> 2. Return the empty pan to the stove and set heat to medium. Pour in the olive oil and let it heat for a minute. Return the green beans and fennel to the pan. Season with basil, salt, and pepper; cook and stir until coated and warm. Transfer to a serving dish and toss with feta cheese.</p> <p>(All ingredients above, those often available at the Market are below.)</p>
Source: (Entered by Leigh Wilkerson)
Serves: 4

green beans
fennel bulb

Step by Step Instructions
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