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Fava beans are a favorite in Spanish cuisine. Here, they’re tossed into a salad that pairs well with hearty main dishes. Feel free to substitute lima beans.
1. Whisk together lemon juice, oil, and garlic in small bowl. Season with salt and pepper, if desired. Set aside.
2. Cook shelled fava beans 3 minutes, or cook frozen fava beans according to package directions. Drain; rinse under cold water.
3. Toss together cooled fava beans, lettuce, and mint in large bowl. Add lemon dressing, and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper, if desired.
- Calories 99
- Carbohydrate Content 7 g
- Cholesterol Content 0 mg
- Fat Content 7 g
- Fiber Content 3 g
- Protein Content 3 g
- Saturated Fat Content 1 g
- Sodium Content 26 mg
- Sugar Content 3 g