Fava Bean Crostini

  • 3 1/2 Pounds  fresh fava beans, shelled (4 cups)
  • garlic cloves, smashed
  • 2 Teaspoons  finely chopped thyme
  • 2 Teaspoons  fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Teaspoon  finely grated lemon zest
  • 1 Cup  extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling
  •   Salt and freshly ground pepper
  •   Twenty-four 1/2-inch-thick slices of Italian bread
  •   Lemon wedges, for serving
  • 3 1/2 pounds fresh fava beans, shelled (4 cups)
  • 2 garlic cloves, smashed
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped thyme
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Twenty-four 1/2-inch-thick slices of Italian bread
  • Lemon wedges, for serving
Brandon Stokes served the wedding guests this garlicky, bright green fava puree because it is seasonal, because it is delicious—and just as important—because it is beautiful.

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Serves: 
2

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