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Ancient grain heirloom tomato salad

  • Servings: 2-4
  • Difficulty: medium
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  • 1 cup ancient grain (try Bob’s Red Mill farro, barley, kamut or quinoa)
  • 1 cup heirloom tomatoes, cut into rough, bite-sized cubes
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1 cup drained & rinsed chickpeas
  • 3/4 cup crumbled feta or goat cheese
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp Dijon
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp each sea salt & cracked black pepper
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1/4 fresh chopped basil or mint


  1. Prepare your grain base according to the package directions. Chill in fridge until ready to serve.
  2. Cope and prepare vegetables. Add into large mixing bowl.
  3. Blend/whisk vinegar, mustard, oil, shallots, salt and pepper together.
  4. Lightly toss dressing, veggies, chilled grain and feta together.
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Fava Bean Crostinis

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  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
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Fava Bean Crostinis

  • 1 lb fava beans in their pods
  • Lemon juice
  • Loaf of ciabatta bread
  • 1 cup grated pecorino cheese
  • 2-3 TBSP olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh herbs such as mint, tarragon or basil


  1. Start off by shelling the pods and collecting the beans in a bowl. Save some whole beans to mix in or garnish at the end.
  2. Blend the rest of the beans, oil, lemon juice and garlic together in food processor until smooth.
  3. Blend in pecorino cheese, herbs, salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Mix in the beans you set aside whole beans.
  5. Meanwhile, grill ciabatta bread slices.
  6. Once toasted, top toasted bread with fava bean spread and serve as an appetizer or side dish!