Green Bean Salad


green bean salad ingredients

This simple summer salad pairs beautifully with practically any grilled meat or fish, and it’s quite easy to make.

It’s summertime here in Louisiana and I have been living on salads these days. My new Fresh Green Bean Salad is absolutely delicious and perfect to pair with a chicken breast on a hot summer day. Additionally, it is the perfect side dish to take to a BBQ. It is light, fresh, and super filling.

This recipe is low-carb, keto, and by omitting the cheese- it is also Whole30 approved.

Green Bean Salad

Does anyone crave fresh veggie salads in the summer? Fresh green beans, tomatoes, lemon juice, feta, red onion, salt/pepper, and garlic. The perfect low-carb side dish. 
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Course Salad, Side Dish
Servings 8
Calories 138 kcal


  • 2 lbs Fresh Green Beans trimmed
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil divided
  • 1 Lemon juiced
  • 2 slices Cooked Bacon crumbled
  • 3 Garlic Cloves minced
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper
  • 1/2 Large Red Onion sliced
  • 2 cups Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup Crumbled Feta Cheese omit for Paleo
  • 4 Fresh Basil Leaves chopped


  • Add a skillet over medium heat along with 1 tbsp olive oil and the minced garlic. Cook 1 minute until the garlic is fragrant. Add the green beans and cook for 5-6 minutes. 
  • Transfer the cooked green beans and garlic to a large mixing bowl. To the green beans, add 1 tbsp olive oil, lemon juice, cooked bacon, red onion slices, chopped basil, tomatoes, salt/pepper, and feta. Mix together until combined. 
  • Serve immediately or store in the fridge for up to 4 days. 


Calories: 138kcal
Keyword Easy Salad, Fresh, healthy, Keto, Low-Carb, Paleo, Quick Salad, Summertime Salad, Whole 30
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