Fava-Bean Salsa


  • 4 pounds fresh fava beans, shelled
  • 4 plum tomatoes, diced
  • ½ small red onion, peeled and diced small
  • 1 medium jalapeño, seeded and minced
  • 1 large clove garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 teaspoons red-wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • Nutritional Information
    • Nutritional analysis per serving (16 servings)

      104 calories; 0 grams fat; 0 grams saturated fat; 0 grams monounsaturated fat; 0 grams polyunsaturated fat; 20 grams carbohydrates; 8 grams dietary fiber; 10 grams sugars; 9 grams protein; 174 milligrams sodium

    • Note: Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available data.

Two cups


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the fava beans and blanch until tender, about 3 to 4 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold running water. Slip the skins off and place beans in a medium-size bowl.
  2. Mix in the tomatoes, onion, jalapeño and garlic. Add the vinegar, salt and pepper and toss to combine. Let stand for 30 minutes. Use to top grilled chicken or swordfish.

40 minutes

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