Fava Bean Crostini

It’s a definite sign of Spring when the first baccelli start making an appearance at your local markets. Baccelli are otherwise known as fave, or fava beans, and tend to be slightly smaller than normal broad beans.  Fresh, seasonal appetizer that takes no time to prepare.

Fava Bean Crostini

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Serves: 4 Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 2 pounds fava beans in their pods
  • Juice of one lemon
  • Some glugs of very good extra virgin olive oil
  • Handful of pecorino cheese, grated
  • A loaf of ciabatta bread, sliced
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh herbs that you have on hand – mint, basil or tarragon are nice


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Recipe from Food52

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