fava bean salad pomegranate feta

Fresh Fava Bean Salad

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Fava Bean Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette & Feta

Makes 4-6 Servings

Ahearty salad of fava beans, herbs, tomatoes & feta brightened with sumac and a pomegranate molasses. Refreshing & delicious!

INGREDIENTS
  • 2 lbs Fresh Fava Beans, shelled
  • ½ English Cucumber
  • ½ cup Mint Leaves
  • 1 cup Flat Leaf Parsley Leaves
  • 3 1/2oz French Feta, cubed
  • 1 cup Cherry or Pear Tomatoes, halved
  • Sumac
  • Vinaigrette:
  • 2 tbsp Pomegranate Molasses
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 pinch Salt

DIRECTIONS

1

Blanch the fava beans briefly in boiling water for 1 minute. Then move them into an ice bath to cool.
2

Slit the skin of each bean along the side with a knife, then squeeze the beans out of the skins with your fingers.
3

Halve the English cucumber portion, scoop out the seeds, and cut it into half moons.
4

Make the vinaigrette (how to make a vinaigrette)
5

Roughly chop the mint and parsley leaves together.
6

Toss together the herbs, fava beans, cucumber, tomatoes and feta.
7

Put the salad in bowls and sprinkle it with a little sumac. Serve.

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