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!

  • 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



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


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


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


Make the vinaigrette (how to make a vinaigrette)


Roughly chop the mint and parsley leaves together.


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


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

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