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Salad of Fresh Fava Beans with Pecorino Roman

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Category: Italian, Beans, Salads

 Ingredients List

  • 2 lb Fresh Fava Beans (to yield
  • - about 8 oz. shelled)
  • 2 Shallots, peeled & finely
  • -chopped
  • Salt and Fresh Ground Pepper
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 10 tb Olive Oil (extra virgin)
  • 1 Head baby lettuce (such as
  • - Boston Bibb), washed &
  • - dried
  • 1 bn Watercress, washed & dried
  • 6 oz Pecorino Romano Cheese,
  • - cut in 1" cubes


1. Bring water to boil in a saucepan. Add the Shelled fava beans and
simmer for 1 to 2 minutes. Drain and, when cool enough to handle, pinch off
and discard the outer skin from each bean.

2. Place the shallots in a small bowl, add salt and pepper and stir in the
lemon juice to dissolve the salt. Slowly whisk in the olive oil.

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