Minted Fava Bean Salad
Serves 4 Ingredients: 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup olive oil 1 clove garlic, minsed 3 cups fresh or frozen shelled fava beans 4 cups Romain lettuce cut into thin strips 1/2 cup firmly packed fresh mint leaves, cut into thin strips Whisk together lemon juice, oil and garlic in small bowl. Season with salt/pepper if desired and set aside. Cook shelled fava beans 3 minutes or cook frozen fava beans according to package directions. Drain, rinse under cold water. Toss together cooled fava beans, lettuce, and mint in a large bowl. Add lemon dressing and toss to coat. Season with salt/pepper if desired.