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Fava, Sweet Pea, and Sugar Snap Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Fava, Sweet Pea, and Sugar Snap Salad recipe? Learn how to make Fava, Sweet Pea, and Sugar Snap Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by carolyn_r

Makes 8 servings



Provided by Cooking Light Mint and green peas are a classic spring combination. If you're a fan of edamame, use it in place of either the green peas or fava beans.

Recipe Ingredients for Fava, Sweet Pea, and Sugar Snap Salad

4 pounds unshelled fava beans (about 2 cups shelled)
2 cups sugar snap peas, trimmed
1 cup shelled green peas (about 1 pound unshelled)
1/4 cup thinly sliced fresh mint
2 ounces prosciutto, thinly sliced (about 1/2 cup)
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon extravirgin olive oil
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon Ground Black Pepper

Recipe Directions for Fava, Sweet Pea, and Sugar Snap Salad

  1. Remove beans from pods; discard pods. Cook beans and snap peas in boiling water 1 minute or until snap peas are crisp-tender. Remove beans and snap peas with a slotted spoon. Plunge beans and snap peas into ice water; drain. Remove tough outer skins from beans; discard skins.

  2. Combine beans, snap peas, green peas, mint, and prosciutto in a large bowl. Combine vinegar and remaining ingredients in a small bowl; stir with a whisk. Pour over bean mixture, and toss well.

Categories

Beans, Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 279.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
297
Calories from Fat
21
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.3g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Sodium
188mg
8%
Potassium
115mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
48.1g
16%
Dietary Fiber
13.5g
54%
Sugars
5.7g
Protein
19.0g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 28%
Calcium 10% Iron 14%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
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