Fava beans and feta cheese salad

Fresh fava beans do not have fats and are recommended to fight physical weakness. Now it’s their season, so let’s eat them and get fibres, vitamins, minerals and energy!


300 g of fresh peeled fava beans

150 g of fresh green peas

200 g of Greek feta cheese

Juice of 1 lemon


fresh mint leaves

2 cloves of garlic

extra virgin olive oil

black pepper



Boil the fava beans and the peas in salty water for 10 minutes. Drain them. In a large pan heat the oil and the garlic and add the boiled legumes. Cook for a few minutes and put them in a plate. Season with the lemon juice and add the chopped mint and dill. Blend. When the fava beans are lukewarm, add the crumbled feta cheese and the pepper. Blend and serve.

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