Fava Bean Salad

Total Time
15 mins
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A fresh spring-time salad with pronounced Mediterranean flavours.

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  1. Combine fava beans, chopped cucumber, tomato, olives, red onion, romaine, and parsley in a bowl.
  2. For the dressing, combine olive oil, red wine vinegar, water, and the remainder of the spices in a lidded jar.
  3. Shake jar until dressing ingredients are thoroughly mixed.
  4. Pour dressing over salad and mix ingredients until well coated.
  5. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.
  6. Serve salad on top of extra romaine or butter lettuce leaves for an attractive presentation.
  7. Makes 4 main dish or 6 side-dish servings.
  8. Variations on a Theme: If fava beans are not available or not in season, substitute 2 cups cooked cannellini (white kidney) or Great Northern white beans in the recipe.