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How To Whip Up An Easy Spring Appetizer: Fairway Market - Fava Bean Crostini

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Fairway's Mitchel London and Dan Glickberg prepare a great little dish to celebrate springtime: fava bean crostini. Some garlic, pecorino, sea salt, and you're good to go. Learn how to impress your guests with this quintessential spring time appetizer.
Ingredients
For the spread
  Fava beans 2 Cup (32 tbs), peeled
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Sea salt 3 Pinch
  Pecorino cheese 2 Tablespoon, grated
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Cracked black pepper To Taste
  Crostini 1 , slice
For garnishing
  Pecorino cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), shave
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Peel the fava beans, keep it in a bowl.

MAKING
2. In a large pan put some water and cook the fava beans cook for 10 minutes and let it rest in ice cold water bath for 5 minute.
3. In a food processor add garlic, sea salt, grounded pecorino, sprinkle fresh pepper and olive oil, drizzle while blending slowly.
4. Blend it until you achieve a spread like consistency once done then keep it aside.

SERVING
5. Spread the paste on the toasted crostini bread and garnish it with pecorino shaving.

Things You Will Need
food processor

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Blending
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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