Fava Bean and Asparagus Salad With Mint

Ingredients

1 pound asparagus, cut diagonally into 2-inch pieces
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon sugar
2 pounds fresh fava beans, shucked, blanched, and peeled
1 cup fresh mint leaves
1 tablespoon grated lemon or orange zest for garnish (optional)

Preparation

1
Blanch the asparagus in salted, boiling water for 1-2 minutes then drain and rinse under cold water.
2
In a large bowl, combine the olive oil, lemon juice and sugar, whisking until sugar is dissolved. Add fava beans, asparagus, mint, and salt and pepper, to taste.

 



About

From How to Cook Everything by Mark Bittman. Recipe is easily halved if you don't feel like preparing 2 pounds of fava beans.

Yield:

4 servings

Added:

Thursday, December 10, 2009 - 5:07pm

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