Fava Bean Salad

Fava Bean Salad

Fava Bean Salad

This is a quick and tasty salad that is a little different. Something new and tasty. The favas are shucked and peeled but that doesn’t take long. The peas may be raw fresh or thawed frozen.

Fava Bean Salad

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
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2 cups shucked fava beans

1 cup peas

1 1/2 cups green beans cut into one inch lengths

Zest and juice of one lemon

1/2 cup olive oil

1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

A couple sprigs of mint

1. Drop favas into boiling water for 3 minutes. Drain and put in ice water till chilled. The peels will slide right off if you slit one end.

2. Boil the green beans 3 minutes and shock in ice water to chill.

3. Combine the favas, peas and beans in a bowl.

4. Whisk the lemon zest, juice and olive oil in a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper.

5. Pour the dressing over the beans and toss. Top with feta cheese and chopped mint.

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