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

Recipe by Cooking Light April 2006


Credit: Jan Smith

Recipe Summary

5 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 425°.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

123 calories; calories from fat 16%; fat 2.2g; saturated fat 0.3g; mono fat 1.4g; poly fat 0.4g; protein 6.5g; carbohydrates 20.3g; fiber 5.1g; iron 1.4mg; sodium 182mg; calcium 39mg.