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Fava Bean Salad with Feta

Readily available at most supermarkets, canned fava beans are natural partners for the popular Mediterranean feta cheese. Select your favorite creamy salad dressing, and complement this light, easy-to-assemble dish with a quick bread or toasted English muffins. Serve fruit for dessert.

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Readily available at most supermarkets, canned fava beans are natural partners for the popular Mediterranean feta cheese. Select your favorite creamy salad dressing, and complement this light, easy-to-assemble dish with a quick bread or toasted English muffins. Serve fruit for dessert.

Servings
4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups canned fava beans, rinsed and drained
  • 4 oz. crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/2 cup seasoned croutons
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 4 oz. sliced mushrooms

Preparation

Combine all ingredients in a large salad bowl. Toss with your favorite dressing, and serve.

Wine Suggestions
The flavors of this salad are accented by the sharp, tangy feta, so try a dry white, perhaps a Sancerre. The Petite Fontaine Sancerre is terrific with plenty of citrus hues

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 210
  • Carbohydrate Content 24 g
  • Cholesterol Content 25 mg
  • Fat Content 8 g
  • Fiber Content 5 g
  • Protein Content 12 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 4 g
  • Sodium Content 560 mg
  • Sugar Content 2 g