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Fava Green, Grapefruit, and Flower Salad

Serves 4 to 6

Prep Time
35 mins

Since the greens are eaten raw, be sure they're very tender.

su-Fava Green, Grapefruit, and Flower Salad

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)
Step 1

Zest 1/2 grapefruit, then cut off outer peel and membrane from both grapefruit. Cut fruit into thin rounds, saving juice.

Step 2

Combine zest, juice, oil, shallot, salt, and pepper in a bowl and stir to blend. Toss fava greens and sprigs with dressing.

Step 3

Spoon greens onto plates and tuck grapefruit into salads. If you like, scatter flowers on top.

Step 4

*Find at farmers' markets.

Step 5

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 0

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.