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

Joy E. Zacharia
Recipe by Cooking Light April 2006


Credit: Jan Smith

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5 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)


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  • 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.