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Ultimate Green Salad Recipe

The Ultimate Green Salad

Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American, vegetarian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 183 kcal
Author Betsy Life


  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Kosher salt freshly ground pepper
  • 2 cups fresh fava beans
  • 2 cups asparagus trimmed and cut into
  • 1 cup shelled fresh peas
  • 1 avocado sliced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 shallot thinly sliced
  • lemon zest


  1. In a small bowl whisk together 3 tablespoons olive oil and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper and set aside.
  2. Bring a medium pot of water to a boil, add fava beans and cook for 4 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and add beans to an ice bath to stop the cooking process. Drain and add beans to a large bowl.
  3. Add asparagus to boiling water and boil for 3 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon, place asparagus in ice bath. Drain and add to large bowl with the fava beans
  4. Add peas to boiling water. Cook for 3 minutes. Repeat ice bath, Drain and add to large bowl with beans and asparagus.
  5. Meanwhile, heat tablespoon olive oil in a small pan. Add shallots and cook until tender. Add shallots to bean mix. Add in sliced avocado.
  6. Pour dressing mixture over the salad. Toss to coat. Serve garnished with fresh lemon zest.
Nutrition Facts
Ultimate Green Salad Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 183 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Sodium 80mg3%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 6g12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.