Fava Green, Grapefruit, and Flower Salad
Serves 4 to 6
Since the greens are eaten raw, be sure they're very tender.
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Kevin Crafts
2 pink grapefruit
2 tablespoons roasted walnut oil or olive oil
1 tablespoon minced shallot
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 qts. lightly packed fava greens* and tender sprigs
Edible flowers such as fava, borage, rosemary, mustard, or individual chive petals (optional)
Zest 1/2 grapefruit, then cut off outer peel and membrane from both grapefruit. Cut fruit into thin rounds, saving juice.
Combine zest, juice, oil, shallot, salt, and pepper in a bowl and stir to blend. Toss fava greens and sprigs with dressing.
Spoon greens onto plates and tuck grapefruit into salads. If you like, scatter flowers on top.
*Find at farmers' markets.
Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories 107Calories from Fat 42
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat 5.1g8%
- Saturated Fat 0.5g3%
- Cholesterol 0.0mg0%
- Sodium 165mg7%
- Total Carbohydrate 16g6%
- Dietary Fiber 1.1g5%
- Protein 2.8g6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.