Fresh Ricotta and Fava Bean Bruschetta

  • 1 1/2 Cup  shelled fresh fava beans (from about 1 1/2 pounds) or frozen baby lima beans
  • 4x3x1/2-inch slices country-style bread, cut in half crosswise
  • garlic cloves, cut in half crosswise
  • 1/3 Cup  thinly sliced fresh basil
  • 1 1/2 cups shelled fresh fava beans (from about 1 1/2 pounds) or frozen baby lima beans
  • 8 4x3x1/2-inch slices country-style bread, cut in half crosswise
  • 8 garlic cloves, cut in half crosswise
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced fresh basil
Slightly sweet, fresh ricotta, which can be found in many Italian markets, makes this starter especially delicious. Regular ricotta also works well.

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Recipe Details

Serves: 
8

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

314 calories

Dietary restrictions:

High Fiber, Low Fat Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:

16%

Servings:

8
  • Fat 25g 39%
  • Carbs 482g 161%
  • Saturated 5g 26%
  • Fiber 122g 488%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 153g
  • Monounsaturated 4g
  • Polyunsaturated 12g
  • Protein 161g 323%
  • Sodium 2,707mg 113%
  • Calcium 1,257mg 126%
  • Magnesium 688mg 172%
  • Potassium 5,614mg 160%
  • Iron 39mg 217%
  • Zinc 20mg 133%
  • Phosphorus 2,536mg 362%
  • Vitamin A 305µg 34%
  • Vitamin C 71mg 119%
  • Thiamin (B1) 4mg 256%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 5mg 306%
  • Niacin (B3) 57mg 286%
  • Vitamin B6 3mg 128%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 2,429µg 607%
  • Vitamin E 17mg 85%
  • Vitamin K 696µg 870%
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