This is a recipe a talented cook friend of mine found in the Babbo Cook Book. The dish really became something to me when it was served to me in Apulia, mixed with blanched bitter greens. The fava bean is worth the toil…

  • 2 lbs. of raw fava beans
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced fine
  • Lemon juice to taste
  •  Salt & Pepper to taste

1. Procedure Remove fava beans from pod
2. Put the beans in a pan, bring to a boil and remove from heat and put pan into ice bath to cool off
3. Peel the fava beans from their casing
4. Process fava beans in food processor or mash with spoon well
5. Combine ingredients in bowl and serve on bread, toast points or use as a spread