Try this healthy Fava Bean Salad Recipe for your next lunch or dinner meal.
Fava Bean Salad Recipe (Ful Mesdames)
This basic fava bean salad uses ingredients typical of Middle Eastern fava dishes and is traditionally served with hard-boiled eggs and parsley.
1/2 cup dried fava beans, soaked
4 tablespoons olive or flax oil
juice of 1/2 lemon
2 garlic cloves, crushed or finely chopped
Cook beans until soft (about 90 minutes). Drain well. Dress with oil, lemon and garlic. Let cool. Serves 3 to 4.
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