White Wine and Fava Bean Salad
White Wine and Fava Bean Salad



  • 250g podded fava beans
  • 150ml white wine
  • 50ml white wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 spring onions, chopped
  • Olive oil
  • 100g torn sourdough
  • Handful of pea shoots
  • ½ bunch of mint leaves
  • 100g goat’s cheese
  • 1 lemon
  • Blanch the beans in salted boiling water for 2 mins, then drain and refresh in cold water. Squeeze them out of their skins, then mix in a bowl with the wine, vinegar and sugar, then stir. Leave to marinate for 1 hour.
  • Preheat the oven to 200C. Add the spring onions to a food processor and blitz with 4 tbsp of oil. Add the bread chunks to a baking tray and drizzle with the onion oil, then bake for 10 mins. Drain the beans and add to a salad bowl, before topping with the pea shoots, mint leaves, goat’s cheese and croutons. Drizzle with lemon juice and zest and some olive oil, and serve.
20 mins
2 serving

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