Faba bean salad

Prep Time 5 min
Cook Time 0 min
Ingredients 9
Difficulty Easy
Servings 6

Faba beans come in two types, the larger ones ‘broad bean’ and smaller types sometimes referred to as horse or tick beans. Whichever faba bean you use, it is a brilliant nutrient-dense quick and easy side dish; a perfect addition to a barbecue.

Faba bean salad


  • 2x 420 g cans faba beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped parsley
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red chilli
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt



  1. In a medium size serving bowl, combine all ingredients.
  2. Toss gently and serve.


Nutrition Information (per serve) 

Energy (kJ) 408
Protein (g) 3.3
Fat  – Total (g) 4.8
–  Saturated fat (g) 0.7
Carbohydrate     – Total (g) 10.9
Fibre (g) 3.1
Sodium (mg) 135


Provider acknowledgement

Recipe and image reproduced with permission from Grains & Legume Nutrition Council  www.glnc.org.au .

Disclaimer: The above recipe meets Diabetes NSW & ACT nutrient criteria. However, the opinions expressed on www.glnc.org.au do not necessarily reflect the views of Diabetes NSW & ACT.

 Please note the serving size listed is to be used as a guide only. Consider your own individual nutrient and carbohydrate requirements and adjust the serving size as needed. If you are unsure of your requirements consult an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) for individualised advice.