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Fava Beans with Tomato and Onion

Photo: Jan Smith
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5 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Bake fava beans with halved plum tomatoes, onion, olive oil  and red wine vinegar and serve this colorful side dish with salmon.

Ingredients

  • 4 1/2 pounds unshelled fava beans (about 2 1/4 cups shelled)
  • 2 cups sliced, halved plum tomatoes (about 4)
  • 1 cup vertically sliced sweet onion
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons extravirgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 123
  • caloriesfromfat 16 %
  • fat 2.2 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • monofat 1.4 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 6.5 g
  • carbohydrate 20.3 g
  • fiber 5.1 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1.4 mg
  • sodium 182 mg
  • calcium 39 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 425°.

  2. Remove beans from pods; discard pods. Cook beans in boiling water for 1 minute. Remove beans with a slotted spoon. Plunge beans into ice water; drain. Remove tough outer skins from beans; discard skins. Set beans aside.

  3. Combine beans, tomatoes, and next 6 ingredients (through black pepper) in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray, tossing well. Bake at 425° for 20 minutes, stirring once.

  4. Combine sugar, 1/2 teaspoon vinegar, and 1/8 teaspoon salt in a small bowl, stirring until sugar dissolves. Drizzle over bean mixture, tossing gently to coat.