Fava Bean Salad With Jamon and Fresh Mint

13 mins (prep 10, cooking 3)
14 ingredients
4-6 servings
In the Catalonia area of Spain, Fava beans are paired with slivered jamon (cured ham) and fresh mint. According to The New Spanish Table, this salad was invented by Catalan chef Josep Mercader and is now copied all over Catalonia. If fresh fava beans are hard to find, shelled edamame may be substituted. Posted for ZWT 5.

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Serving Size (242.61 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 272.12 Calories from Fat 166.41
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18.49g 113.77%
Saturated Fat 3.12g 62.32%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 13.43mg 17.91%
Sodium 623.42mg 103.9%
Total Carbohydrate 20.13g 26.84%
Dietary Fiber 8.46 g 135.43%
Sugars 8.72 g %
Protein 12.27g 98.13%
Vitamin A 1890.85IU% Vitamin C 7.96mg%
Calcium 89.09mg% Iron 4.35mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
fresh, large shallots, sherry wine vinegar, fresh lemon juice